Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Interserve
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1258185146
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job purpose

Take a role in supporting and developing the finance operating model, finance business processes, ERP platform and finance operations centre in providing core accounting and finance processing services.

To carry out the day to day activities necessary to maintain a highly efficient, flexible and responsive financial reporting service to the business ensuring that service targets are met in line with Service Partnering Agreements.

Responsibilities
  • Provide a core Financial Reporting service of accurate and efficient transaction processing and ledger maintenance to agreed standards.
  • Produce, Maintain and Submit all required documentation in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Ensure and review adequate financial controls are in place and are adhered to.
  • Ensure timely production and delivery of business reporting suite and other documents for use by BU managers.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers, both internal and external, and key business representatives.
  • Complete finance projects as assigned.

Knowledge skills & experience
  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA Accountant with at least 1 year + Post Qualification Experience.
  • Experience of working within a Finance environment.
  • Experience of working within finance shared services, including finance processes and ERP environments, is desirable.
  • Computer literate. Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word and Office.
  • A high degree of financial, commercial and customer awareness.
  • Excellent numerical and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly pressurised and driven environment.
  • Experience of finance projects.

Person
  • Problem Solving and Analysis - Analyses issues and breaks them down into their component parts.
  • Makes systematic and rational judgements based on relevant information.
  • Quality orientation - Shows awareness of goals and standards. Follows through to ensure that quality and productivity standards are met.
  • Flexibility - Successfully adapts to changing demands and conditions.
  • Day to day contact with Business Unit Finance teams.
  • Work within the scope of Interserve Support Services accounting policies, processes, procedures.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly, fluently and in a compelling manner to both individuals and groups.

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