Accountant
Colchester, England

Job Reference: CEX-FIN-04930

Location: Colchester, England

Closing Date: 01/04/2019

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Accountant  is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas; this may cover multiple divisions.
  • Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system and SAP system
  • Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock)
  • Understand and apply within working practices the key drivers that impact the monthly Management Accounting reports
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Royalty, profit share and commission calculations
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Analyse and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems
  • Assist with ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams
  • Calculate bonus/commissions provisions
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Checking sub ledgers from internal departments
  • Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries
  • Capitalising assets and running depreciation
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Publish financial results in SAP FC
  • Budgeting, forecasting, modelling and analysis of direct cost base and divisional recharges (Global Support team only)
  • Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General duty of care to colleagues
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Act as a role model to others
  • Provide help and a buddy system to other members of the team depending upon your level (SSC Specific)

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential
  • Remain approachable under pressure
  • Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
  • Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy
  • Work as part of a team
  • Ability to complete a variety of related tasks
  • Pro-actively solve problems
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible within role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, diligent with attention to detail

 

 

KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good knowledge and understanding of R2R processes within your area 
  • A good knowledge of SAP system
  • Knowledge of best practice in an R2R environment
  • Recognised qualification/Accounting degree preferable (SSC Specific)
  • 2 years relevant accounting experience

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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