Prepare and account for all Operations related P&L and Balance sheet entries in accordance with IFRS and accounting policies and ensure regular reviews and analysis of revenue/COGs related variances – also selection of overhead accounts as required.
Preparing monthly financial accounts to OneStream upload
Identify need for adjusting journals recommend correct accounting treatment for unusual transactions
Regular reviews and analysis of related budget & Forecast variances
Provision of analysis for current month revenue & expenditure potential exceptional treatment requirements.
Review of site level P+L’s to ensure completeness and accuracy of revenue
Collaborate with the Group Financial Controller with year-end audit procedures – responsible for all revenue/cogs deliverables
Collaborate with Business Controllers on financial queries pre-MEC review of balance sheet variances >2%, and provide Quarterly Variance Analysis & narrative – and lead discussions on forecast based on Balance Sheet reviews.
Completion and/or review of balance sheet reconciliation – to include high quality reconciliation files, with peer review on associated supporting documentation
Review of balance sheet support for financial reconciliations on trade & other debtors balance sheet accounts – per TB ownership file.
Full participation with Finance Systems project teams on developing and improving of financial models – to include scoping, draughting SOPs and UAT.
Ensuring the day to day and long term compliance of financial procedures
Assisting with cash flow forecasting and contribute to cost control and cost monitoring
Drive accurate accruals processes with attention to detail for statement of unrecorded liabilities in compliance of IFR
Assistance with quarterly and annual budgeting in coordination with FP&A team
Calculating variance analysis – to include root cause analysis and counter-measures to anomalous entries in the accounts, remediating error
Ensuring the day to day and long-term compliance of financial procedures
Your skills and experience
CIMA/ACCA qualified with 10 years PQE
Multi-site Shared Service Centre experience essential – especially on international basis
5 years experience of dedicated FSSC RTR function in an international environment
Experience of consensus-based decision making.
Experience of working across a European business within a multi-cultural environment would be a strong advantage.
English essential, plus second European language highly desirable
Attendance on site at month end close – from WD -7 to WD+10 mandatory
Regular reviews and analysis of central budget variances
>5 years working with ERP systems such as D365
Strong Excel skills (V-Look ups & Pivot Tables)
Ability to work well under pressure
Demonstrable bias for action
Strong experience of tax accounting & VAT accounting
Exposure to financial reporting tools such as HFM, ESSBASE, OneStream, TM1, Trintech or Blackline highly desirable
>5 years’ experience in an accounting compliance environment such as SOX while not essential will be highly desirable
Demonstrable experience of reporting on balance sheet & income statement variances to exec level directors