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Finance Operations - Shared Service / Transactional Accountant

Salary £50k to £60k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/30601
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 09-01-2019

Working for a City based Tier 1 Financial Services firm you will be part of the global finance shared services function supporting operations in Local & Regional offices.

The focus of the role is to resolve issues related to Accounts Payable / Receivable & Payroll whilst monitoring the global transactional finance framework and implementing new processes and procedures when required. The role requires collaboration and communication across the business so a strong interpersonal skill set is required. Core responsibilities include;

Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and governance of finance policies and procedures including but not limited to accounts payable (vendor on-boarding and payment issues), accounts receivable and associate payroll processes
Support applicable finance processes within our global organization as appropriate to effectively build our global operating model
Serve as the finance system business contact in support of business activities including functional knowledge of firm’s ERP and related ancillary systems to provide business support
Communicate with global local offices to answer queries about financial transactions to deliver insight and actionable feedback to corporate headquarters
Collaborate with the relevant CFO Group associates to establish informed, best practices for our global organization
Utilizes existing or develops necessary information to support financial reporting including ad-hoc reporting requests and special projects with direction from financial reporting team

Skills Required

 Ability to collaborate with various levels of stakeholders across the organisation including senior managers
 Consults with others and provides information to enable timely decisions
 5 years+ of finance or accounting experience within AP/AR/Payroll is preferred
 Strong analytical skills coupled with solid oral and written communication skills
 Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly

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