Senior Accountant

09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Accountant
Allegis Global Solutions, a part of the Allegis Group, is looking to hire a Senior Accountant in our Bracknell office
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring our client contract terms are reflected correctly in the financial accounts and in line with statutory requirements, with a particular focus on the accounting for revenue, reporting performance, supporting with budgeting and cost versus revenue margin analysis. You will be working closely with the commercial team to understand the contractual terms, the Invoicing team on how/when invoices are raised as well as other operational teams to understanding fully the payment cycles and processes.
Your opportunity
You will be responsible for:
• Reviewing all contracts from a financial accounting perspective to ensure revenue is recognised appropriately and in the correct period
• Cost versus revenue analysis
• Ensuring the VAT treatment on all transactions is appropriate
• Monthly financial performance reporting for AGS EMEA by country and contract
• You will take ownership of all monthly audit preparation across our accounts and ensure best practise is implemented throughout the team
• You will work on new processes and implement them across the teams new way of working as well as lead a new system implementation and work on its risks and rewards
• Support EMEA commercial team with any global reporting requirements
• To assist with the production of periodic projections and budgets.
• To assist in the consolidation of the annual budgets prior to sending to the US.
• EMEA Finance Lead on the invoicing project.
• Support with the review of balance sheets.
• In conjunction with the Group Accountant to co-ordinate the audit of AGS EMEA.
• Ad hoc financial analysis and investigative tasks.
• Carrying out of such ad-hoc tasks as required by the Finance Manager and be viewed upon as the number 2 in command across the Finance team
About you:
In order to be successful in this role it is essential that you have:
• Highly organised, attentive and solution orientated
• Capable of working competently with diverse groups of people, data and processes
• Confidently interfaces with all levels of staff internally and externally
• Positively represents the organisation in areas of high customer visibility with poise and decisiveness
• High character and work ethic and is a role model for others.
• Fully qualified in CIMA/ACCA Qualification
• High level of attention to detail and efficiency
• Strong problem solving capabilities, strong analytical skills, numerate and flexibility to handle multiple tasks concurrently
• Strong technical, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Attention to detail and passion for quality, ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
• Innovative thinking and commitment to continuous improvement

• Fully PC literate with the ability to use MS Windows 7 products
• A working knowledge of other MS Office packages, including advanced Excel features such as macros or PowerPivot.
• Experience with using Hyperion Reporting Solutions
• Aptitude for continual learning and development with different systems applications and multiple software packages
• Ability to use IT packages, mainly Excel to analyse and manipulate data
• A working knowledge of financial accounting systems; PeopleSoft or similar.
• Exposure to being in or dealing with commercial / operational teams

What we'll give you:

• The opportunities to develop skills that will impact your career
• Challenge you to strive for growth and excellence
• Continuous support and training to prepare you to take your next step
• A supportive network of colleagues and leadership team
• Competitive salary and excellent benefits package

If you're someone who does not simply perform a job, but seizes the chance to make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

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