Finance Accountant - 6 month FTC
Colchester, England

Job Reference: CEX-FIN-09909

Location: Colchester, England

Closing Date: 17/05/2020

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

This role is responsible for business specific deliverables across multiple 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 must ensure that all company policies are adhered to.

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

 Informa takes the security and privacy of company, colleague and customer data seriously and you are responsible for working securely and supporting this within your duties.


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

  • GL review i.e check if the invoices are coded to right General ledger code prior to invoice been posted
  • Prepare weekly project accounts in accordance with the internal order structure
  • Process the payroll as per the guideline provided by statutory team
  • Send management accounts weekly and adhere to the month end deadlines for all projects
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Liaise with other departments for reconciliation queries
  • Provide venue for change report to the respective divisions
  • Reconcile resource tracker to ensure all contractors are included
  • Post accruals and prepayments journals.
  • Assist with processing Intercompany transactions
  • 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


  • General duty of care to colleagues
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Act as a role model to others


  • Highly organised, diligent with attention to detail
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential
  • Remain approachable under pressure
  • 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
  • Ability to be flexible within role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, diligent with attention to detail
  • Understanding of end to end finance process flows


  • 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)


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