Reporting, Accounting & Control Process Accountant
Reports to:Global Process Owner – Financial Reporting
Purpose of role:
Support the GPO in Financial Reporting in the delivery of documented, and ongoing support for E2E processes across Financial Reporting and Finance. You will be responsible for ensuring these processes are current and kept up to date. You will also be responsible for developing new processes to respond to any strategic initiatives the business enters into.
Key Responsibilities: Support the documentation of E2E processes for Financial ReportingBuild relationships with key stakeholders in Financial Operations, Internal Control, Finance Business Partnering and with Internal and External AuditIdentify opportunities for process improvement, working with relevant stakeholders to drive changeSupport Global Process Owners in implementing control improvements and change managementOngoing management of risk within the Financial Reporting team, and beyond where requiredDevelopment/Implementation of a repository for process documentationPlan, manage and deliver multiple projects simultaneouslyPromote best practices throughout the teamSupport the implementation of new processes for new market entry and other strategic initiativesPresent findings and status updates to management in a clear and concise formatCollaborate with all stakeholders, both internal and externalProvide training to team members on any new changes as well as ongoing pre-emptive measuresOn boarding of strategic initiatives & projectsCollaboration across finance team particularly finance systems and transformationOther related ad hoc activities, as required
Essential knowledge, skills and experience: Strong understanding of the foundational finance processesExcellent attention to detail with an ability to analyse and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overviewExperience in process mappingExperience working on transformation programmes/change programmes desired across people, process & systemsStrong, clear communication skills (written and verbal)Effective and persuasive facilitation skills, including the ability to present complex information in an understandable manner to all areas of the businessDemonstrates strong relationship management skills and ability to influence decision making among senior stakeholdersExcellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales
Successful candidates will meet the following criteria: Educated to degree level +Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent)3+ years PQE having worked in financePrior experience in an audit environment may be an advantageProcess oriented with a logical mind-set, using reasoning consistently to come to the correct conclusionStrong financial and analytical acumen Thrive in a fast-paced environment Demonstrate initiative with strong work ethicProven experience working in a large organisation with multi-currency and multi-national exposure
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