Accountant - 6 months Fixed Term
Sarasota, Florida

Job Reference: SFX-FIN-07032

Location: Sarasota, Florida

Closing Date: 20/09/2019

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

This role is responsible for business specific deliverables for either a dedicated division or across multiple divisions. You will have responsibility and ownership for reporting on the profitability and associated balance sheets of your divisions.

You will be responsible for offering support & guidance to colleagues on difficult issues as an expert within the team. You will also be considered as a specialist in the specific business division you are working in and responsible for the more complex, higher accounting skill duties.

You will be responsible for ensuring a high value service is provided to key business partners and group through effective collaboration with your team and business counterparties.

You will be expected to support the annual statutory audit process and ensure all MDM/GPO processes are followed.

You must ensure that all company policies are adhered to and that specific duties are carried out within set time limits whilst providing an excellent level of service to all Informa customers and colleagues.

 

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

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse the monthly management reports; Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet. Details include; reconciliations, accruals, allocations, revenue downloads, pre-payments, variance analysis, commentary
  • Financial Analysis
  • Perform Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis including, budget/forecasting, working capital, Group Finance reporting, supplementary packs and ad-hoc requests
  • Publish financial results in SAP FC
  • Ensure communications are handled between the SSC, Group finance and the Business Teams
  • To be involved with any acquisition integration/due diligence
  • Working on projects within the SSC and department including key process testing & systems
  • Assist in the accounting integration of new products into the SSC accounting structure and systems
  • Analyse and solve Adhoc problems using knowledge of business and systems
  • Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock)
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Review bad debt, accruals and prepayment calculations
  • Treasury postings and reconciliations
  • Budgeting, forecasting, modelling and analysis of direct cost base and divisional recharges (Global Support team only)
  • Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC

 

 

  • 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)
  • 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

 

  • 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)
  • 4 years relevant accounting experience

 

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