Financial Analyst

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Reading, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Banking
Immediate Start
£24.9k - £32.9k Annual
Full-Time
Job Title Accounts Analyst

Location: Reading

Salary: £24,923 to £32,919 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Contract 1 year fixed term Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available 37 hours per week

OUR ROLE
The Accounts Analyst is responsible for the execution of comprehensive general accounting and period closing activities. The Accounts Analyst is responsible for supporting the General Accounting team through the accurate and timely execution of transactional processing activities such as posting standard journals, running reports, and populating budget templates.

The Accounts Analyst provides transactional accounting services across SSE during the monthly accounting cycle, but crystallise at period end to support a specific BU within SSE.

• Period end close & reporting
• P&L preparation & BS reconciliations
• Management Reporting
• Statutory Reporting
• Regulatory and Other Reporting
• Fixed Assets
• Bugeting & Forecasting
• Project Work
• Continuous improvement
• Continued Compliance

Your Skills and Experience

• 1+ years' experience within a financial department
• Ideally have commenced study with a professional accounting body (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA or AAT)
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines
• Basic knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures
• Strong excel, Part Qualified accountant, analytical approach to model building.awareness of current regulations including IFRS / New UK GAAP and Companies Acts an advantage

Functional and Technical Skills
• Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly excel)
• Degree-level education or equivalent
• Knowledge of SSE equivalent systems, processes and workflow technology
• In depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable)

Our Company
We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.
Closing date for applications is: Thursday 20th December 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks

Reference: 599254333

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