Financial Analyst

United Kingdom
25 Oct 2019
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Job Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Belfast-Millennium House

Job Duration: 3 month(s)

Hours Worked Per Week: 37.5

Work Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

End Date: 20/01/20

Job Summary/Description:

The main scope of PFS includes general accounting, reporting, controlling, revenue and pricing. Summary of role: - Assist in the coordination of the month end close process for the Technical Qualifications business, including financial analysis, review and journal preparation - Work closely with all departments and finance teams to ensure that financial activities are recorded and reported on an accurate and timely basis whilst meeting all corporate policies. Main

Activities and Responsibilities:

The P&L team is responsible for all UK month end activities such as closing activities, review of data, journal processing & review, group reporting, analysis of figures, provide feedback on variances, audit assistance, working with the HR team and auditors to provide back up information and SOX central testing.
There is a focus on internal controls within and this role provides a great opportunity to take a step back to review the current processes, implement change to ensure each task is adding value. At year end and half year end there is a close relationship with the statutory reporting team to help produce the back-up to our statutory report and work with the auditors to provide information where required, ensure that Pearson policies and processes are understood & applied.
This team is also responsible for all compliance requirements (SOX, audit etc). The FA must identify opportunities for continuous improvement and innovative solutions and apply them appropriately. Contribute to the team and assist co-workers as needed to balance workloads and share knowledge. Help create a work atmosphere conducive to a high degree of integrity and team work. Ensure all process documentation is accurate and kept up to date.
Work with the Local UK Financial Control Team and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) team in Bangalore to ensure processes are complete, accurate and process improvements are identified and adopted.

Technical activities / responsibilities (defined but not limited to):
Assist in the co-ordination of the month end close process for the UK business and associated Legal/Prime entities. To include journal preparation, inter-company reconciliations, management review of results and financial reporting to the group consolidation system (Prime)
Prepare ad-hoc analysis / production of reports as requested to support accurate reporting and business decisions, Aggregate data required to support internal and external customers.
Assist with Annual Desktop Procedure review and write up for any new processes created or transition to IBM - Request and process accruals or other adjustments to the accounts.
Review of month end postings, identify necessary material adjustments required and requesting necessary journal entries
Assist with financial compliance activities for the UK businesses
Ensure that corporate policies and procedures are consistently applied.Minimum Required Skills:

experienced in management accounts preparation, (trial balance, journal entries etc) and competent/confident in use of microsoft office suite.

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