Assistant Accountant

Lloyd recruitment Epsom
11.00 - 12.50 Per Hour
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lloyd Recruitment Services are very happy to be working with a local employer, who are a leading Financial Services organisation. Working initially in a six month temporary position, the successful individual will be working as an Accounts Assistant, supporting the team. Duties will include: - The main purpose of the role is to ensure the smooth operation of planning and reporting systems and processes. The role is instrumental in driving systems and reporting improvements to the benefit of the wider finance teams. - Support submissions of actuals, planning and forecast data to corporate systems - Assist with the month-end close activities and support month-end accounting and reporting - Develop knowledge of data structures and process timelines - Support planning and forecasting cycles and perform financial system rollover activities - Maintain and control key structures in the planning and reporting systems, co-ordinate requests for new accounts and departments - Maintain the controls framework to ensure the integrity of all data - Troubleshoot FP&A system and reporting issues - Support and develop processes to improve performance and drive efficiency of financial planning and reporting - Assist with the delivery of key financial systems enhancements and projects Work closely with the rest of EMEA Finance team Experience Required: - Degree qualified - Accounting qualification an advantage but not essential - Accountancy experience essential - Proven experience in a financial, planning and analysis role - Finance system and analysis background in a Finance function - Proven track record of improving complex financial systems and driving through change - Keen attention to detail, ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure - Strong technical and systems skills - advanced Excel and modelling skills - Use of Cognos Planning and BI and TM1 an advantage - Highly flexible, adept at managing expectations and adapts to changing business needs dealing effectively with ambiguity and changing circumstances Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications Lloyd Recruitment Services are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.
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