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Financial Reporting Assistant

  • Location: Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Up to £242.43 per day per day
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Contact: Vanessa Farrington
  • Contact Email: vanessaf@morson.com
  • Duration: 6 Month
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 191525VH_1626874609

Financial Reporting Assistant; Location Templecombe, Somerset and Home; 6-month contract; £242.43 per day paye; Role Inside IR35
We are currently recruiting for a Financial Reporting Assistant to provide 6 months cover with our client based in Templecombe. This role will mainly be working from home with a couple of visits per month to site to meet with stakeholders and other team members
Primary Purpose of the Role:
The overriding purposes of this role are to support the Financial Reporting Controller in:
* To support the production of all central finance reports & provide relevant management information to the Financial Reporting Controller, Financial Controller and Financial Director, in full with accurate data.
* To support Business Improvements Initiatives in support to improving the 'Finance Predictability' agenda
Principal Relationships:
The jobholder will report to the Financial Reporting Controller for guidance, career development and for day-to-day operational activities.
A number of this role's deliverables will be to Senior Management within the business.
The role will also have a requirement to interact with the finance and business community external to Central Finance.
Internal Relationships:
* Financial Reporting Controller, Financial Controller and Financial Director
* Senior Leadership
* Business Controllers / Project Accountants of the Domains
* Cost Centre Managers, Eco-System Team & Resource Managers within the business
External Relationships:
* Auditors as necessary to meet the annual audit requirements
* UK Corporate Finance
* Financial Shared Services
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
* Support the Finance Reporting Controller and Financial Controller, in the preparation, report and review of Monthly Reporting (P&L, Balance Sheet & Group templates) using the financial systems( MFR/TM1 and Magnitude)
* Support and Review performance against the Multi Year Budgets (MYB) for the business unit., Including supporting the production and analysis of ad-hoc supplementary schedules and KPI's as required.
* Support the development and maintain effective mechanisms for the review of MYB, annual budgets & estimates and for the production of realisable financial forecasts
* Prepare the Balance Sheet reconciliations and oversee process for data cleansing and influencing the update of procedures within other functions
* Support to the Management and Review of the business working capital, with specific focus on
o Cash - accuracy of Forecasts
o Inventory - accuracy of holding, utilisation & accounting
* Ensure the integrity of numbers as part of 'internal audit' in accordance to our operating processes
* Assist in the implementation of IT tools and reporting techniques
* Ensure as far as the role dictates that financial affairs are conducted in accordance with Group Principles (including ICQ & YAL compliance)
* Maintain an ethical approach to business in line with the Company Ethics Policy
* Continually seek to improve finance processes to ensure a robust controlled environment.
Skills
* Accuracy and Diligence
* Ability to work to a high standard with minimal management
* Drive and enthusiasm with a can-do attitude
* Ability to communicate confidently with both finance and non-finance
* Good MS Office skills
* Good telephone manner
* Highly IT literate
* Flexible and adaptable
* Ability to work well within a team
Experience:
* Previous management and financial accounting experience ideally gained with a defence or large matrix organisation
*Good knowledge of company accounting rules and procedures
*Reporting and budgeting experience
*Experience of using
*Experience of using Cognos is desirable
*Knowledge and experience of Oracle /SAP
*Advanced user of Excel
*Experience of working in a changing environment
Qualifications:
* Part - Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) or QBE

Morson is acting an employment business in relation to this vacancy

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits;