Systems Accountant

Recruiter
KCR Solutions
Location
Cramlington
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
11 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

KCR Solutions are currently recruiting for a Systems Accountant for our client in Cramlington. This renowned company are looking for someone who can manage processes and systems for accurately accumulating and reporting costs and revenues on a timely basis. You will report to the Financial Controller and be required to perform a variety of tasks which will include maintaining accounting systems for accumulating general ledger balances. You will also need to identify improvements and efficiencies whilst maintaining sufficient safeguards and controls to ensure accuracy. The post holder will also be expected to act as subject matter expert for financial aspects of the new ERP system being implemented, including maintaining finance user guides.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring accurate allocation and recording of all internal and external project costs and revenue accumulation
  • Managing financial system controls to ensure JSOX and audit compliance
  • Preparing accurate reports of cost and recovery data
  • Performing periodic reviews of all chargeable labour rates and coordinating updates and implementation as appropriate
  • Supporting the monthly financial close cycle as required
  • Carrying out monthly reviews of all live R&D and PDG project costs
  • Updating relevant managers and obtaining further spend approvals as necessary
  • Completing research and development tax relief claims
  • Maintaining the CAPEX tracker for the UK, and fixed asset physical verification
  • Developing and implementing efficient and effective financial reports and dashboards providing management information

Person Specification

  • Analytical & Numerate
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills including pivot tables
  • Knowledgeable in modern ERP system applications
  • Able to think laterally and apply initiative
  • General knowledge about all business areas and department functions is desirable but it is expected that a much more in depth knowledge be gained through the activities of this role
  • Work independently to prioritise work areas
  • Propose preferred options for improvements
  • Identify most effective compromises where improvements in one area are detrimental to another
  • Liaise with impacted departments accordingly

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