An established, fast paced, evolving organisation, based in Slough is looking for a Part Qualified Accountant Specialist to join their Finance team to assist with local, Group and statutory reporting for its entities. Responsibilities include: balance sheet management, management of data from multiple core applications, inter-company reporting and systems management. The position requires liaison with Group Finance, local taxation service providers, Compliance, Internal Audit, ICT and the external audit team. The role would suit someone with similar experience that is part or fully qualifies ACCA, ACA, CIMA.
Support the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of company results to Group, local management, Companies House and the FLA.
Balance sheet management: shares the responsibility for the for Groups monthly balance sheet reconciliation process and associated quarterly reporting and monitoring of balance sheet status to the local Compliance and RPC (Risk and Permanent Control) teams and Group.
Extensive intercompany and related party reporting: ensure full monthly reconciliation and confirmation of all intercompany and related party balances.
Preparation of ad-hoc financial reporting and MI.
Systems management and development: ability to trouble shoot/remediate and identify opportunities for systems enhancement
Management of the AP/P2P function for the group.
Treasury: liaise with the Treasury Department regarding intercompany loans and derivatives reporting.
Internal control and 1st level controls (self-audit) reporting: ensures compliance with internal reporting requirements.
Process improvement: drives process improvement within the Finance team where appropriate. Continually identifies opportunities for improvement: manages relevant initiatives, monitors and works collaboratively.Skills/experience
Graduate or equivalent and finalist/part qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA
Experience in a relevant Finance/Accountancy role
Essential: advanced Microsoft Excel and the ability to manage significant volumes of data; Business Objects experience is desirable