Job Ref: 214833359
Date: 2021-10-06 14:48:10
Manpower are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based in Milton Keynes for a Financial Accountant to join their team.
The hourly rate is £20.95 per hour and you will be expected to work a 35 hour week.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Our client have a programme of work captured under their New Finance Platform programme to deliver multiple system functionality including an accounting and AP/AR module for our clients core business. To support this they have a specific Finance workstream within the programme.
This role takes shared responsibility within the Finance workstream for the investigation of accounting activities required for the new accounting module including determining and agreeing the correct accounting treatment ensuring that key controls are captured and implemented, the writing of business requirements and assisting completion of our internal posting books.
As new code and functionality is delivered, gaining a full understanding of the operational tasks performed within the new application including month end and balance sheet reconciliation activity and subsequent training and transfer to the Accounting Team.
A large part of the role will be cross functional working within the programme, including their new contract management platform supplier as well as their colleagues in the Finance Department and other workstreams within the programme. Therefore good stakeholder management at all levels and across different business areas is a key requirement.
Be a Subject Matter Expert on various products including a full understanding of the Accounting Posting Book and a team specialist for the new application
Understand the interaction and impact of subsidiary systems on the main accounting systems to ensure system integrity, particularly in relation to specific Balance Sheet and Profit & loss accounts, highlighting issues as necessary
Support in the writing of business requirements, clarifying accounting treatment and process with the Accounting Team
Drafting the process maps and procedures relating to the new processes/tasks performed by the Accounting Team
Collaborating with the BA's, Developers and Testers in the delivery of the Accounting requirements
To document the Accounting Balance Sheet reconciliations, providing summarized information for management during the transition period between development being implemented and training/handover to the Accounting team
Understand the impact of operational changes to procedures and core business systems
Support colleagues within the Finance Workstream as required
Perform/Support UAT where appropriate to ensure that key controls are included within testing to deliver a robust solution
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
AAT qualified or part qualified Accountant
Minimum of 5 year's experience in an accounting environment performing month end – preferably in Financial Services
Strong analytical skills with the ability to clearly define and investigate complex business process issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with both Finance and non-Finance staff at all levels
Experience of managing relationships with multiple stakeholders
Experience of working within a project/programme
Working knowledge of SAP FI/CMS preferable
Excellent knowledge of Excel and Office applications (minimum Intermediate level in Excel)
Good self-organisation with a proven methodical and disciplined approach to work
Self-motivated and a strong team player
Ability to work flexibly under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines
Ability to reactive effectively to resolve problems
NO HOLIDAYS ARE ALLOWED DURING THE PEAK PERIODS
If this sounds like the role for you then apply now
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