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Financial Accountant

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  • *Financial Accountant **- 12 month contract –£18.23ph-Scotlannd**

Our client is a leading Energy provider based in Glasgow, who are looking for an experienced Financial accountant to join there busy team

You will be joining the Finance Shared Services (FSS) Team, which is integral to the development and success of Finance with my client. This team is a central support to the business as a whole and is responsible for the provision of quality service and information across Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, Purchasing Support and System Support.

Key Responsibilities:

Deputise for the Team Leader in their absence
Deliver the management and integrity of the General Ledger
Deliver a comprehensive range of financial accounting services to all business units
Complete reconciliations and provide supporting evidence to designated customers within agreed timescales
Provide back office support to the Treasury function
Support the Team Leader to manage transition activities and take the lead where requested
Support the Team Leader to manage improvement initiatives within the Financial Accounting Services team and take the lead where requested
Ensure the team is working to service levels
Build strong working relationships with the various FSS teams and wider stakeholders to seek opportunities to improve existing service levels
Provide and support training and development activities for colleagues and themselves
Support or lead projects relating to new activities in Shared Services as required
Carry out financial recharging in SAP as required
Other ad hoc activities as required including providing support to other team members in order to meet deadlines

Experience required for this role

Demonstrate relevant and proven experience preferably within the energy and finance sectors
Understanding of both industry and business processes
Strong numerical, modelling and analytical skills
Maintains a challenging and questioning attitude
Educated to degree level in a finance discipline (or equivalent)
Professional qualification (CA, ACA, CIMA or ACCA), or studying towards this, is an advantage
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of SAP system or equivalent financial system
The ability to communicate effectively throughout the organisation
The ability to implement and drive improvement initiatives, service levels and reporting
Experience of working in a customer service environment
A willingness to take responsibility and assume ownership
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks

All candidates for this role will be subject to standard checks should you be selected for interview

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted. Ref.824328

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