Accounts Analyst

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Reading
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
02 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our utilities services client is looking for a qualified Accounts Analyst for a one-year, fixed-term contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the execution of comprehensive general accounting and period closing activities. The Accounts Analyst is responsible for supporting the General Accounting team through the accurate and timely execution of transactional processing activities such as posting standard journals, running reports, and populating budget templates. The Accounts Analyst also provides transactional accounting services across SSE during the monthly accounting cycle, but crystallises at period end to support a specific business unit within SSE.

- Period-end close and reporting- P&L preparation and BS reconciliations- Management reporting- Statutory reporting- Regulatory and other reporting- Fixed assets- Budgeting and forecasting- Project work- Continuous improvement- Continued complianceSkills and Experience:- 1+ years' experience within a financial department- Ideally have commenced study with a professional accounting body, e.g., CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA or AAT- Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high-quality work to tight deadlines- Basic knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedure- Strong Excel, part-qualified accountant, analytical approach to model building awareness of current regulations including IFRS/New UK GAAP and Companies Acts an advantage- Degree-level education or equivalent- In-depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable)Salary is between £24,923 - £32,919, depending on skills and experience. If you are interested, please can you ring us on (Apply online only) and ask for Naomi

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