Global Telecoms client looking for a qualified accountant to join their dynamic finance team. Exposure to senior management so strong interpersonal skills a must Role includes; M anagement Reporting Month end delivery including planning, timetables and leading communication with the regions To deliver, on a timely basis, right first time management reporting, including managing all deliverables, writing commentaries and pulling together presentation slides Primary approver of business centres and system changes Management and review of the monthly Flash Report Business support Business Partner to the Divisional Directors to manage the Central Functions cost centre. This will involve processing, analysis and reporting for the month end, forecast and budget, as well as providing Directors a clear analysis of the costs of their functions across APS by geography/region To work closely with, and support where necessary, the BU Heads of Finance and their team members to identify and correct weaknesses in reporting process or skills To drive & share reporting best practice across APS. Supporting the Finance Team as required during half year and full year. To work closely with PLC and ATS on the implementation of finance improvement projects and continual process improvement Liaise effectively with key business contacts and build up strong working relationships including regional finance leads, Treasury, Investor Relations and other teams Financial Analysis As part of a small dynamic team, support the analysis and reporting of business performance with the ability to act independently to gather and analyse data from multiple sources. Maximising the use of the company's business intelligence system to provide insight into the performance of the business. Working with the Head of Performance & Analysis to deliver annual improvement targets Performing ad-hoc reporting and special projects as assigned, often at the request of the Finance Director, CFO and Chief Executive. Financial Reporting Supporting the Head of Performance & Analysis for the implementation of accountancy policies and coordination with the regional finance teams Liaising with the PLC Group team for the accurate booking of LTIP, Sharesave and ATS recharge costs and analysis where required Supporting the Finance Team as required during half year and full year Education/Qualifications University degree or internationally recognised equivalent Professional accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA) Professional skills/experience Proven experience in a similar role in a commercial organisation Operational experience in preparation of financial reporting and controls Operational experience in the industrial sector desirable but not essential Ability to write clear and concise reports and other commentaries. Experience of working in a complex multi country environment Working knowledge of IFRS Working knowledge of financial consolidation systems Ability to analyse and question the numbers when appropriate and work comfortably in situations where there may be ambiguity over the data and where initiative will need to be shown to make appropriate assumptions. Personal skills/experience Strong proven analytical skills Strong communication skills, including the ability to challenge in a firm but tactful manner. Excellent Excel skills and excellent computer literacy Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues who are often in different geographies/time zones. Ability to analyse and question the numbers when appropriate. An attitude for continuous improvement and desire to challenge the status quo.