Cost Accountant

Randstad Financial & Professional
London (Greater)
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading investment management firm, currently seeks a Cost Accountant, to be based in London.

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for:

* Responsible for updating the monthly UK staff and payroll costs in the finance systems.
* Reconciliation of payroll related balance sheet accounts.
* Close liaison with HR and other Cost Accountants to ensure monthly headcount, FTE and other employee details are correct in PeopleSoft and Hyperion.
* Production of monthly headcount reports and provision of ad hoc information as required.
* Maintenance and update of compensation data in Hyperion to ensure correct forecasting.
* Fulfilment of statutory accounts compensation reporting requirements.
* Provision of payroll information for the external auditors.
* Develop and improve processes in response to the needs and challenges of the business ensuring that procedure notes remain up to date.
* Build and maintain effective relationships and communication channels within Finance and HR.

As such, the successful Cost Accountant will have the following skills and experience:
-Part qualified accountant currently studying for a recognised professional accounting qualification
-Strong Excel skills and experience of Hyperion and PeopleSoft would be beneficial
-Excellent planning and organisation skills with the ability to work accurately under pressure
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-An ability to identify problems and drive to follow them through to resolution

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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