Pontoon Warwick, UK
Accountant 6 months initially Warwick Pontoon has received 2 fantastic opportunities to join one of our blue chip, Utility clients based at their UK Head Office in Warwick as Accountants where you'll provide reporting and support to one or more business functions or companies, with a particular emphasis on timely, accurate and complete reporting and appropriate business planning, budgeting and forecasting. Day to Day: Lead on accurate reporting and financial insight to Finance and business managers, consistently across a number of business areas as required. Provide financial analysis and evaluation, including building robust budgets and forecasts. Deal with complex and non-standard ad-hoc requests in order to support the achievement of the business unit's objectives. Produce monthly reporting ensuring the data used is consistent and accurate, the appropriateness of all inputs and outputs, and the completeness, consistency and accuracy of all data to tight deadlines Lead on supporting Finance/Process Managers in establishing, maintaining and monitoring the financial control framework, ensuring compliance with all appropriate controls including those required for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Contribute to the development of a highly motivated, innovative and customer-focused finance team. Support Finance/Process Managers in meeting/exceeding all relevant targets and strategic objectives within the business unit(s). Develop and update written policies and procedures over the financial reporting process As appropriate, to support the delivery of change across Finance and the business, embracing new ways of working and owning delivery of key outcomes to drive the improvement of long-term business capability. Build own knowledge of RIIO and its impact on the industry and the business in order to support key decisions and advise and guide relevant stakeholders in own business area. Experience, Skills and Technical Know How: Experience of working with an offshore service centre Excellent system skills SAP Business Warehouse Microsoft packages in particular excel and PowerPoint Producing financial reports Ability to review, evaluate, summarise and appropriately challenge large quantities of data Detail Oriented Customer focus Stakeholder management Team working and relationships Business acumen Performance excellence Technical Capabilities Planning, forecasting and budgeting Part qualified Accountancy Essential Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.