Expense Accountant

Randstad Financial & Professional
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading global Financial Services group, currently seeks a qualified Expense Accountant, to be based in London.

The Expense Accountant will be responsible for:
* Developing effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
* Collating timely and accurate monthly actual vs. budget expense/cost centre reports including commentary on variances
* Tracking business plans and analyse project spend including attending project steering groups as and when required
* Analysis/commentary for monthly reporting to be included in monthly MI packs, group and board reporting
* Investigating queries with senior managers and making recommendations for improvements where appropriate
* Ensuring understanding of and correct accounting relating to projects
* Development of Essbase reporting to provide meaningful reporting to business heads
* Monthly forecasting and annual business planning, ensuring models are fit for purpose, stakeholders are managed, and all deadlines are met, including rollout of annual expense budgets across the organisation
* Pro-actively challenge senior management across the business and develop a deep understanding of functional and in-business cost drivers
* Financial systems - Initiating, managing and implementing system enhancements to improve efficiencies

As such, the successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA with strong experience in an expense reporting environment
- Advanced Excel skills, able to model and analyse large volumes of data
- High level of personal confidence, able to lead and manage change through influence and persuasion
- Strong risk awareness skills and excellent leadership skills
- Truly international in outlook, able to operate across different business environments and cultures

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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