Financial Accountant

10 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract type
Full time
Purpose of Job

This is a key role in the Head Office operational area. The job holder will be responsible for assisting in the timely delivery of information for all departmental reporting requirements within the MAHLE Group and for statutory purposes.


* To prepare and report monthly Legal Entity results for consolidation

* To review monthly accruals, revaluations, GRIR and GL account reconciliations

* To prepare and review Legal Entity forecast, budget and strategic plan

* To prepare annual and bi–annual Group reporting packs

* To prepare draft Statutory Accounts

* To prepare information for the auditors

* To regularly review operational results including detailed analysis where required

* To assist department managers with internal reporting requests

* To provide support to purchase ledger and sales ledger

* To provide monthly review to Finance department managers of operational results including analysis of purchase and sales ledgers.

* To assist the Finance Manager and Finance Director with the continuous review of the business, it's performance, working practices and implementation of improvements

* To undertake ad hoc reporting as required

* To perform any other duties reasonably required to achieve departmental and/or Company objectives


* Educated to degree level

* Either qualified AAT, part–qualified ACCA, CIMA or qualified by experience

Skills and Experience

* Relevant work experience within a Finance Department

* Able to work to very tight deadlines

* Able to work with a varied team of people

* Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel/Powerpoint skills

* Working knowledge of SAP desirable


* Ambitious, driven to achieve results

* To be able to work on own initiative, without supervision, to strict deadlines effectively under pressure

* Influencing; ability to convince others & win them over to your way of thinking

* Team working; working co–operatively and flexibly as part of a team towards the delivery of results

* Analytical ability; break problems down, analyse them & logically reach conclusions

* Taking ownership; drive & determination to get the job done to the highest standards

* Attention to detail; maintaining a high level of accuracy & low level of errors

* Innovation; ability to think of & put forward new and better ways of doing things

* Personal organisation; planning, prioritising & organising work to make the most efficient use of time

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