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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Windsor
  • Salary: £40 - £55 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: James Nicholls
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1610
  • Expiry Date: 09 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JN/10807

MERJE are working with a multinational energy and solutions company who are looking for a Financial Accountant.  

Key accountabilities as a Financial Accountant:

  • Responsible for the UK&I Operations and Maintenance (O&M) P&L, cash flow, balance sheet, consolidation and reporting of financial data for the in the local JDE Ledgers and SAP

  • Accountable for all transactional accounting & reporting of current/historical activity across UK&I Services O&M including coordination and performance of all of month end and post-month end accounting activities

  • Month end accountability, to include journal posting, PO accruals, provisions, invoicing, capex accounting, commentary on monthly performance and query resolution

  • Carrying out balance sheet reviews and reconciliations across the Services business, pro-actively identifying and communicating risks and opportunities upwards

  • Pro-actively identify improvements to our processes and opportunities for simplification, standardisation, automation and integration of financial systems.  Drive towards automated and enhanced reporting, leveraging Office365 tools (e.g. Power Query, Power BI)

  • Pro-actively identify opportunities to offshore transactional processes.  Drafting of Standard Operating Procedures and transition of work to our off-shore providers

  • Support finance system upgrade and ERP implementation and data migration as part of the CBS systems strategy

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in the business and Finance

  • Act as part of the first line of defence in the identification and management of risks

  • Undertake bespoke reporting and analysis as required

Requirements as a Financial Accountant:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or similar)

  • 3 years+ qualified experience of financial accounting

  • location - Windsor or Stockport.

  • A flexible first policy, but you should be within commuting distance of one of our locations