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Assistant Management Accountant (FTC)

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7 Sep 2022
Assistant Management Accountant (Planning & Reporting) Fixed Term Contract up to April 2024 East Leake, Loughborough with hybrid working At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a 'Top Employer' for 7 consecutive years. If you want to know what it's like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Payroll Specialist within the Saint Gobain UK & Ireland central support services. Is this role right for me? We are looking for the right person to fit in with our Saint-Gobain culture, but we know this needs to be right for you too. So if you think you match with the following, then we would love to hear from you! Although we do require someone that is as a minimum part qualified and ideally working toward ACCA, a positive attitude and a commitment to your learning and development are most important. We are looking for someone with experience of assisting with budget preparation and also assisting the consolidation and analysis of intercompany accounts for group reporting purposes. In this case, we are a group of over 30 businesses across the UK and Ireland so the role will see you communicating with Financial Controllers across the group while working with our central head office finance team who deliver group financial accounting, consolidation, forecasting, and budget preparation for senior group leaders. If you haven't worked in this industry, that's okay, we will support your learning to help you develop with us. What is the core purpose of the role? Reporting into a Group Accountant and working closely with other Finance Staff from the UK & Ireland, you will be responsible for consolidating the quarterly forecasts and supporting the annual Budget process. This role gives opportunities for exposure to senior management across businesses in various divisions across the UK & Ireland and the role-holder will also be required to deal with staff in the Paris Head office, UK Professional Services and external auditors. The role-holder will also be required to assist with the monthly actuals reporting and consolidation and in the preparation of statutory accounts. You will also be expected to build on your knowledge of technical accounting throughout this role. Requirements KEY RESULT AREAS Manage the compilation and distribution of the Forecast Packs Assist FC's with their forecast P&L and Balance Sheet submissions offline and via magnitude Be involved in planning the annual budget process for Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, analysing the previous years' procedures and making improvements where possible Assist with budget presentations to board level and ensure changes are reflected in submissions to Paris and accurately recorded in TM1 Manage the compilation and distribution of the 3-year Strategic Plan, reviewing for anomalies and assisting FD's Critical review and investigation of information received from subsidiaries Assist in the month reporting and consolidations for the UK & Ireland Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts and dealing with external auditors What's in it for me? Once trained, we offer hybrid working (between 2 and 3 days per week in the office), a very supportive team, full training on our systems and processes, access to our bonus scheme and an award winning benefits platform. Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer? We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you! We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us. And what about flexibility? The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen
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  • Job Reference: 706346561-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Saint Gobain
    Saint Gobain
  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract