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Accountant (Group) FTSE 100

  • Job reference: 924153
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Date posted: 05/03/2019

FTSE100 energy/retail business is seeking a fully qualified Accountant for their UK HQ in Reading

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

This is a dual-purpose role working at the consolidated Retail level and within the Commercial and Regulation finance team. This role combines core accounting, reporting, P&L focus, planning & commercial activities

  • Working with the Retail finance team, the group and business teams your objective will be to deliver an improved process for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Ensuring that process and time line is set up to allow for effective bottoms up and tops down inputs
  • Consolidated Retail reporting
  • Track KPIs
  • Execute controls
  • Support the delivery of the month end close for the Commercial and Regulation Finance team,
  • Support internal and external audit activities
  • Accurate recording of transactions for tax purposes
  • Demonstrable process improvement skills

Skills and Experience

  • Fully qualified accountant - CIMA, ACCA, ACA, or CPA
  • Excellent knowledge of core financial systems - systems Oracle, Hyperion, TM1 - not essential
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel - essential
  • General accounting procedures
  • Awareness of current regulations including IFRS / New UK GAAP and Companies Acts would be an advantage.
  • Ability to look behind the numbers - analytical
  • Driven, ambitious and career focused
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Clear, concise and confident communication skills
  • Demonstrable business acumen

You will be able to work well in a team and alone and will thrive on delivering high quality work to tight deadlines. You will work well in a changing environment and have the ability to produce new reports and associated financial controls to suit an evolving business.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.