Finance Analyst Qualified Accountant

Livingston, UK
14 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.

In our drive to build the best Finance team in Europe, we support great decisions through quick, clear actionable insight. We want to make it 'brilliantly easy' to do Finance stuff, and by seizing on better ways of doing things, our team adds value and increased efficiency at every turn.

ART is a function of Group Finance Delivery. The ART finance team are responsible for month end reporting of P&L, Balance Sheet and Working Capital. We also lead the external audit process and provide support to Commercial and Group Finance teams.

The perks

Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our Scotland offices have a subsidised canteen, free shuttle bus service, on-site gym and much more.
To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.

You will

- Perform preparation and submission of UK IFRS15 and Mobile: Profit & Loss; Balance Sheet; Working Capital
- Work with Group Finance and Technology to enhance our bespoke IFRS15 revenue reporting solution
- Manage key stakeholders including Commercial Finance, Group Finance, Technology, internal and external auditors.
- Work on exciting continuous improvement projects such as report automation and standardisation
- Produce regular internal and external reporting
- Be a key contact for both internal and external audit
- Prepare statutory accounts
- Be the lead on key projects
- Prepare and submit quarterly group financial returns
- Do some ad-hoc reporting & analysis/ projects supporting commercial finance/ business / ART requirements

You'll have

- A full CA/CIMA/ACCA etc accountancy qualification
- Excellent excel skills
- Great general ledger experience
- An eye for detail
- Stakeholder management expertise
- SAP system knowledge
- A proven track record of Continuous Improvement
- German or Italian language skills would be a bonus

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer.

We're happy to discuss flexible working.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

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