Role details

Planning and reporting accountant

London   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • FTSE 100 Energy firm
  • Excellent work life balance

About Our Client

Our client are one of the market leaders in providing sustainable and responsible energy. They have won a number of prestigious awards for their dedication towards improving the environment as well being nominated for one of the best places to work at. They are very highly regarded, playing a huge part in providing a sustainable energy future.

Job Description

You will be the key contact and focus for a Business unit finance team in London. The role requires a flexible approach to meet the changing commitments of the department

  • Get involved with all monthly consolidated financial reporting including performance reports, re-forecasts and the annual planning process including Budgets and the Medium Term Plan.
  • Perform financial analysis of actual and planning data for the allocated Business unit, as well as company wide
  • Take part in any presentations delivered at Company level for Medium Term Plan, rating agencies, or trustees in assisting the Planning manager.
  • Actively challenge the financial performance of the allocated business unit, specifically when any significant deviation from budget and/or prior year performance arises.
  • Act as key liaison with Company auditors and any other external parties (i.e. pension experts or minority shareholders).
  • Contribute to the quarterly and monthly consolidation package and Forecast and MTP packages in EDIFIS for EDF Group (under IAS).
  • Undertake ad hoc projects/action plans as directed by the Financial Control Director, the Head of Planning and Reporting, Reporting Manager and Planning Manager.
  • Be capable of acting as strong deputy in absence of the Senior Planning and Reporting Analyst, building relationships and contacts throughout the business as a whole.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the drive and commitment to achieve both personal and organisation results:

  • Qualified ACA accountant
  • UK GAAP and IFRS
  • SAP knowledge is desirable
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Experience of finance department within large organisation
  • Methodical and flexible approach to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Ability to challenge current practice and processes

What's on Offer

Planning and reporting accountant role in London. £45000 - £50000 depending on experience with good benefits

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