Assistant management accountant

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
18 Jan 2022
30 Jan 2022
Experience level
Part qualified
Siemens Smart Infrastructure - Develop what will be important tomorrow.

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for an Assistant management accountant to join our Finance team within the SI Grid Software, Managed Applications and Services (MAS) business based in Nottingham. We also have a brilliant flexible working policy and encourage home working when appropriate.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a diverse and challenging environment where you will provide assistance to the Commercial Portfolio Managers for managing and overseeing the finance, accounting and business administration for a business stream that sits within the MAS business. The role also provides financial and commercial support and advice to technical counterparts and internal customers and colleagues, supporting them in making sound business decisions that enable delivery of results to plan. The role will also work closely with wider finance team and operational business managers, providing a truly commercial role.


• Develop & execute, the planning and reporting process (annual budget cycle and profit centre, balance sheet and cash flow reporting to local management).

• Perform monthly accounting and controlling activities, including journal postings, accruals, prepayment, reconciliations and analysis.

• Provide quality MIS to business managers through regular reporting, feedback and constant improvement.

• Create and present portfolio packs & variance analysis in monthly review meetings.

• Analyse and control order costs for the business area including electronic Purchase Order approval.

• Work within functional and cross-functional team to play a significant role in identification, development, & implementation of new processes to meet changing business needs & ensure work carried out in line with best practice.

• Create & utilise networks and relationships across the business to best achieve results - working as a team to optimise process efficiency and effectiveness.

• Proactively, and as requested, analyse and interpret complex data to support development of ideas, plans and recommendations. Present the results customised to the relevant audience.

• Participate in business development / improvement projects to provide quality commercial and financial support.

• Provide commercial advice to internal customers, demonstrating an understanding of the broader business context to influence decision making.

• Support the compliance culture of the business by participating in the processes for risk management &, internal control, under supervision.

What do I need to qualify for this role:

• Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) / Qualified by experience

• Ability to explain concepts and ideas in a non-financial environment, and how these impact on the business

• Detailed understanding of budgeting/financial concepts and tools

• Ability to perform complex data analysis and interpretation.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel)

• Proven experience in working to and meeting deadlines

• Ownership, Drive & Initiative

We've got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Smart infrastructure enables the way we want to live - happily, comfortably, sustainably and in harmony. We do this from physical products, components, and systems to connected, cloud-based digital offerings and service. From intelligent grid control and electrification to smart storage solutions, from building automation and control systems to switches, valves, and sensors.

It's incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful, and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that's why we have an encouraging environment which invests in our employee's development, whether that's Chartership, training or mentoring.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That's why we recruit great minds from all backgrounds. Siemens encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are available in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexible working requirements with you. And if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know via our FAQ section here: [].


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Either

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