Accountant
Sarasota, Florida

Job Reference: SFX-FIN-008527

Location: Sarasota, Florida

Closing Date: 21/01/2020

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 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 Accountant 7C is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts
  • Reconciliation of revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the General Ledger, sub-ledgers and other systems
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Prepare the calculation of commission, royalty and profit share calculations
  • Calculation of bad debt provisions
  • Preparation of accruals and release of prepayments 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
  • Assist with processing Intercompany transactions
  • Liaise with other departments for reconciliation queries
  • Contributes to the process of capitalising assets and running depreciation
  • Treasury postings & reconciliations
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of audit queries
  • Assist with WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock)
  • Process Intercompany transactions
  • 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

 

 

 

  • 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)

 

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