Accountant - Cost Recovery

Company:  CV-Library
Location: London
Closing Date: 14/08/2024
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Accountant - Cost Recovery (Uxbridge) Energy Finance team is seeking a qualified (or near-qualified) Accountant - Cost Recovery to join our G&A Accounting team based in Uxbridge. This is a key position responsible for the reporting and budgeting of first spend G&A, supporting management of the time writing process, delivery of G&A audit and involves significant interaction with primary stakeholders as a business partner for cost centre managers. What you will be doing: Process Improvement & Communication: Identify opportunities to streamline processes and implement improvements. Collaborate with stakeholders to agree and execute improvement plans. Document and optimize processes to maximize efficiency and free up time for value-added activities. Create and maintain a rolling plan for key activities, ensuring roles, responsibilities and deadlines are clear and progress is communicated effectively. G&A Accounting: Work independently and represent financial matters to key stakeholders. Coordinate and collate budgets and outlooks for assigned cost centres. Assist cost centre managers with budget submissions. Prepare, analyze and present consolidated G&A results and variances to senior management. Proactively monitor the accuracy of time writing, including missing timesheets, onboarding of new starters, and periodic reporting using business analytics tools. Provide insights to the business in relation to timewriting allocations, particularly for alignment between functions and assets. Support the annual G&A audit, ensuring external auditors have all requested information and all queries are resolved. Maintain accounting policies and procedures for First Spend G&A. Prepare balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring accuracy and proactively resolving any discrepancies. Monitor and report on compliance with SOX and internal controls. Prepare invoices relating to CUML. Demonstrate a "can do" attitude to support the Financial Reporting Team in delivering Legal Entity Financial Statements. Investigate and resolve complex ad-hoc tasks.Who we are looking for: A qualified accountant (or at the final stage of qualification). A team player with a willingness to support colleagues and provide vacation cover. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal). Ability to plan and prioritize effectively under pressure. A self-confident, self-aware, approachable, flexible, and independent individual with a proven track record of implementing improvements and solutions. A minimum of a related degree or equivalent experience.What we offer: A continuous improvement culture with opportunities for learning and development. The chance to work with a supportive team in a fast-paced environment. The potential to move into other roles within the Finance team after an agreed period.If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV. Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment
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