Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Bureau UK
Location
London, South East England
Salary
52000.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Accountant

London

£52,000 - £56,000

Job Description:

  • Control operational, proposal, admin and IT capital expenditure
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts of operational, proposal and admin expenditure
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts of IT capital expenditure
  • Approve requisitions, prepare reports and review expenditure with Departmental Heads
  • Report time utilisation and update TEAM matrix of personnel costs and time
  • Create Projects in Oracle for new project bid proposals
  • Report order intake to Operating Region and Head Office
  • Responsible for intercompany overhead projects and labour secondment

Reporting lines and interactions:

Reports to: PT Budget & Forecasting Manager

Key interactions (internally, externally):

Finance Team, Department Heads, Project Managers, Project Controllers and HR.

Job scope (budget, management, specific criteria):

  • Statutory Accounts and management of the Audit process
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Dispute resolution between Business Units
  • Accounting for Payroll and reconcile the Benefit & Burden account(s) with the Reporting Accountants as necessary
  • Liaise with Operations Group to agree overall underutilization and Team reporting each forecast and quarter
  • Ensure correct accounting for the office lease and associated charges, allocating cost to the Business Units, Reorganisation provision, Region A and dilapidations provision as appropriate
  • Report overheads for Shared Services, agreeing the allocation to Business Units with the Reporting Accountants
  • Work with the IT Facilities manager in reducing the dilapidations cost
  • Ensure GL and all sub modules are closed on time and all accounts reported within deadlines set
  • Ensure payments are made via BACS or same day using HSBCnet obtaining Senior approval for significant values
  • Liaise with PT Treasury and Group Treasury as necessary for the provision of Bank Guarantees, checking wording and working with Proposal and Project managers
  • Work with Cost Controllers and Project Managers to agree, monitor and place FX hedging, swap and forward deals
  • Work with Cost Controllers and Reporting Accountants to prepare TREFLT Cashflow forecasts for Group
  • Reporting all Region A and reorganisation costs vs. provision as required, including forecasts
  • Supervise AP and AR members of staff
  • Ensure Internal Control process is adhered to
  • Comply with HFM quarterly reporting requirements including Interco reconciliation and agreement
  • Correct any GEOS setup or coding issues, logging tickets where necessary
  • Work with the Financial Reporting Manager Kuwait to incorporate the branch accounts into the Statutory Accounts and HFM as appropriate
  • Work with the Tax Manager to agree the tax provision for HFM and the Statutory Accounts

Typical background and experience required:

Profile:

  • Finance background with recognised financial qualification
  • Experience of financial role within a commercial environment
  • Confidence to negotiate with Departmental Heads and deal with project Manager enquiries

Must have:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Oracle general Ledger and Projects Experience
  • Excel intermediate/advanced skills
  • Understanding forecasting
  • Supervision experience

Nice to have:

  • Exposure to complex multi-company, multi-currency accounting
  • Experience reporting to Head Office for Group Consolidation
  • Experience in construction/consulting projects
  • Knowledge of treasury matters