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Graduate Finance Assistant

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Resource Direct Recruitment (RDR) is an internal recruitment for a global energy services and facilities management group. Our recruiting expertise spans across facilities management (hard and soft services), corporate, executive, sales, marketing, procurement, operations, manufacturing, engineering, finance, IT and HR. We pride ourselves in recruiting the best talent and offer insight on recruitment industry trends.

RDR are recruiting for a Graduate Finance Assistant to be based in Leeds. This is a permanent full-time role working 37 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

Working as a Finance Assistant within the Finance Department. The person will move every 14 - 18 months into different areas of Finance in order to gain sufficient experience to become a qualified accountant.

As the candidate will work in a number of departments the examples below show some of the key accountabilities.

* Understanding our cost data, industry data flows and volumes.

* Operate a settlements and invoice validation process.

* Aid with variance analysis of revenues and costs and follow variances through to recovery.

* Validate and analyse broker invoices.

* Assist with the broker reconciliation process.

* Understand the sales order book and maintain any data discrepancies.

* Validate and understand export, renewables and FiT invoices.

* Assist with the preparation of data for regulatory reporting.

* Investigate queries raised by customers, suppliers and brokers.

* Prepare ad hoc reporting information and any data inputs required for month end reporting.

* Maintain process documentation for processes within the role.

* Provide a business partnering service to all major Stakeholders.

* Interpreting and explaining performance to various Stakeholders around the business

Knowledge and skills:

* Proven ability to produce accurate work under tight deadlines, be organised, methodical, and be receptive to change.

* Excellent process delivery/improvement skills.

* The role requires computer literacy with Excel and Microsoft Office.

* Experience of using Microsoft Power BI would be an advantage.

* Teamwork skills to suit a variety of different situations.

* Highly numerate.

* Effective communication with Finance and non-Finance teams

* Ideally a practical experience of accounting within a similar Finance Department prior to the role.

* The candidate will progress their experience within each department during each role.

* Demonstrate growth in the role, moving from a graduate with limited experience to a qualified accountant with increased responsibility with the skills to move to Senior Finance Business Partner or Management Accountant role.

Rotation 1: Information gathering, operational training and preparation of working documents (support required from team high)

Rotation 2: Ability to use skills learnt from Rotation 1 efficiently in the new rotation, identifying added value improvements (support required from team medium)

Rotation 3: Self-sufficient and able to resolve queries and add value to the business (support required from team low; self-starter)

* The ideal candidate will have an accounting (or similar) degree and be actively (or intend to begin) studying for a recognised professional accountancy qualification, preferably CIMA.

* During the role the candidate will progressively pass recognised accountancy exams and should have gained an accountancy qualification within 4 years of their appointment within the training contract period.

How to apply:

Please apply directly

Due to the high volume of applicants we will not contact unsuccessful applicants at screening process.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. RDR do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community

Reference: 210335800

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