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Accountant (6 month FTC)

  1. Greene King
  1. Full time
  2. Bury St Edmunds

Abbot House,Bury St Edmunds,IP33 1QT

Competitive Salary

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Company Description

As an Accountant (6 month FTC) within Controls, you will be working on a hybrid basis from either Bury St Edmunds or Burton on Trent offices supporting our Head of Operational Finance ensuring accuracy of the numbers reported in the management accounts, and the integrity of all balance sheet accounting, and to assist with troubleshooting processes and improving controls. 

Your role will investigate balances and reconciling items, following up, reviewing and redesigning processes as necessary to ensure optimal efficiency without compromising control, and minimising the opportunity for error, before implementing in the BAU teams. At the heart of the role’s purpose is ensuring FSS teams achieve internal and external audit compliance and deliver excellent service to all stakeholders.  The role also involves a degree of project management ensuring all projects performed are delivered to required time frames.

Join us at Greene King the country's leading pub company and brewer, where our mission is to pour happiness into lives and become the pride of great British hospitality. We have something special, deeply rooted in our 220-year brewing and pub history, creating the business we are proudly known for today. Still today our 39,000 strong team are the guardians of what’s wholly British, the pub experience.  


Additional Information

We’re all about rewarding our team’s hard work, that’s why…

You’ll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as:

  • The chance to further your career across our well-known brands – as one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career. 
  • Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands – so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount.
  • Free employee assistance program – mental health, well-being, financial, and legal support because you matter!
  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. – so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank.
  • Refer a friend – who do you know who could be interested in a new role? When they are placed, you could receive £1,500 for referring them!
  • Wagestream – access your wage before payday for when life happens.
  • Retail discounts – Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more…

Job Description

Your role as Accountant...

  • Complete complex reconciliations, identify variances, analyse processes and work with the account owners to solve discrepancies and ensure that no un-actioned differences remain within any balance sheet control accounts.
  • Support the end-to-end review of processes by suggesting ideas for improvements that could benefit reconciliations through enhancing systems and processes.
  • Assist with any operational or accounting projects initiatives as required and carry out ad-hoc analysis to deliver key operational/management information to differing audiences to help support decision making.
  • Provide ad hoc solutions and development of models or similar to deliver outputs that cannot be accommodated in the systems.
  • Ensure that the FSS finance team maintain financial records and systems in accordance with GAAP principles and perform comprehensive document reviews to ensure Internal Controls are followed in accordance with company established guidelines, policies & procedures, and ensure that a robust controls environment is in place.
  • Assist with any operational or accounting projects initiatives as required and carry out ad-hoc analysis to deliver key operational/management information to differing audiences to help support decision making.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of source data, and the structure and use of financial information from core systems which feeds into the financial statements.
  • Understand the impact of operational changes to procedures and core business systems in order to ensure correct accounting treatment and up to date posting books.  

 

What you’ll bring… 

  • Highly flexible and adaptable to business change
  • Problem solving skills, including taking ownership of problems through to resolution
  • Able to use own initiative and work with minimal direction
  • Meticulous approach with an attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

 

Qualifications...

  • Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA with at least 5 years post qualification experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Experienced in controls and governance, audit, ethics and risk management.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel to a minimum of intermediate level with use of advanced formulas for mathematical equations, create graphs and tables. use macros preferable but not essential.
  • An excellent approach to customer service with the ability to manage

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