Finance Executive

Siemens Public Limited Company
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our finance team in Nottingham as a Finance Executive to help provide support to our Managed Services operational business in the UK. The role will support the development and execution of the Financial Planning and Controlling process.A key element of this role will be Project Accounting. Siemens Digital Grid is the leading global supplier of solutions for the intelligent transmission and distribution of energy. At the core of our digital services is Siemens Managed Services which leads the way through the provision of value add services including; smart metering to communications and billing; Data management & analytics and software-led energy management solutions. Our customers range from residential, commercial & industrial through to any type of generation and production utility. Responsibilities: - The focus of this role is finance partnering the project business area, in addition financial accounting and reporting activities which support this business and the wider division. And to contribute to ad hoc activities which arise in an accounting function. - Perform accounting and controlling activities, including add and review of postings, allocations, validations, reconciliations and analysis. Provide quality MIS to business managers through regular face-to-face liaison, feedback and constant improvement. - Analyse and control order costs for the business area including electronic Purchase Order approval on order creation. Perform analysis and controlling activities for the business area; including reporting; maintenance of standing data, protocol, complying with Siemens project management guidelines - Give advice both proactively and reactively; be prepared to challenge the status quo by providing commercial advice to internal customer and support the complex decision making process. - Proactively, and as requested, analyse and interpret complex data to support development of ideas, plans and recommendations. Present the results of complex analysis, customised to the relevant audience. - Participate in business development / improvement projects to provide quality commercial and financial support.. - Develop & execute, the planning and reporting process (annual budget cycle and profit, cost centre, balance sheet and cash flow reporting to local management). - Utilise networks and relationships across the business to best achieve results - working as a team to optimise process efficiency and effectiveness. - Work within functional and cross-functional team to play a significant role in identification, development, evaluation/selection & implementation of new processes to meet changing business needs & ensure work carried out in line with best practice. - Complete specific controlled tasks to time and per documented requirements.Support the compliance culture of the business by participating in the processes for risk management, internal control, audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, RICS, financial reporting and tax compliance, under supervision. Keep up to date with compliance communication and be able to advise the business. - Participate in the development of MIS tools, techniques and processes. What do I need to qualify for this role: - Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA), with a few years experience in finance partnering and financial accounting. - Ability to explain concepts and ideas in a non-financial environment, specifically how these impact on the rest of the business - Detailed understanding of budgeting/financial concepts and tools. - Ability to perform complex data analysis and interpretation. - Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel - Previous experience of SAP preferred - Proven experience in working to and meeting deadlines, especially at busy month end periods #Li-VH1
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