Role details

Finance Accountant

Glasgow   •   £38,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • 12 month Fixed term contract
  • Glasgow, City centre

About Our Client

Global Energy Business. Revenues in excess of £10b

Job Description

The Accountant is responsible for:

  • Engage and challenge existing process design with key stakeholders, identify and driving improvement initiatives to increase process efficiency.
  • Own and support the data cleanse activities for Corporate, Holdings & Treasury companies to align to the new reporting structure
  • Resolve and escalate issues timely and effectively
  • Comply with team, centre, process and global policies and procedures
  • Manage effectively interfaces with Finance Operations and non-Finance Operations stakeholders, building an end to end perspective
  • Mitigate risk and ensure operational and design effectiveness of the controls

Special Challenges/requirements:

  • Exceptionally strong team-working across the process area is essential
  • Influence and negotiate with key stakeholders on a daily basis
  • Necessity to constantly update knowledge within finance
  • Work in process heavily loaded towards deadlines

The Successful Applicant

Must be a qualified accountant, or qualified by experience.

  • Thorough understanding of financial and management accounting.
  • Knowledge of Risk based accounting and SOX regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Flexible approach with the ability to sort through ambiguous information to make sound recommendations
  • ERP and Excel background essential (skilled level)
  • Analytical, systems/process and accounting skills, with the ability to recognize underlying issues and develop appropriate resolutions.
  • Flexibility in working hours will be essential in peak times such as period end.

What's on Offer

£38 - £40k

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