Assistant Commercial Accountant

Recruiter
Siemens
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Ref
1086654925
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Assistant Commercial Accountant SIEMENS Managed Services is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic assistant accountant to join the finance team based at their new offices in Nottingham, located close to the QMC & University. Reporting in to the commercial business partner, this role will work closely with wider finance team and operational business managers, providing a truly commercial role. This is a varied role within a great team, and we offer support to continue your studies and professional development. Siemens Digital Grid is the leading global supplier of solutions for the intelligent transmission and distribution of energy. At the core of our digital services is Siemens Managed Services which leads the way through the provision of value add services including; smart metering; data management & analytics and software-led energy management solutions. Our customers range from residential, commercial & industrial through to any type of generation and production utility. Role and

Responsibilities:
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 continuous 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) and accounting systems Proven experience in working to and meeting deadlines Ownership, Drive & Initiative What's on Offer Competitive Salary Up to 10% Matched Pension Study support (if required) 26 days holiday bank holidays (Option to buy and sell up to 5 days holiday each year) Additional benefit options including, Mychoice benefits suite, Perks at Work discounts & Health and Wellbeing programmes Fantastic company culture About Us We're Siemens. A collection of over 372,000 great minds building the future, one day at a time. Bring your curiosity and imagination and help us shape tomorrow. Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. Li-VH1

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