Cost Process/Accounting

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12 months
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
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Cost Process/Accounting

A Global leader in Oil and Gas are looking to hire a Cost Process/Accounting specialist to work in their Head Office Accounting Team.

Essential Education - University degree (or equivalent) or Accounting Qualification required

Essential experience and job requirements
- Experience of transactional accounting would be beneficial - especially in SAP FI
- Good knowledge of SAP BW reporting and good analytical skills
- Good excel skills including pivot tables, lookups, and ability to deal with complex and large spread sheets
- Basic understanding reporting and planning processes including CBM
- Strong communication skills


- Carry out a comprehensive review of all P&L accounts each month.
- Check transactions to ensure appropriate general ledger account has been used. Ensure that no accruals have been omitted from these accounts.
- Ensuring budget holders have agreed allocation details and produce timely allocation details to the firm.
- Maintain and raise internal agreements in line with Group accounting guidelines.
- Ensure that details are accurate and to work closely with the seller to ensure agreements are completed effectively.
- Liaise with Accenture Intercompany team to ensure all intercompany invoices are processed accurately.
- Provide timely, accurate and reliable monthly payroll details for processing by the GBS team to meet month-end timetable.
- Ensure all employee costs are being accurately reported and HR systems are updated as appropriate.
- Assist new employees with e-expense installation/process & liaise with Accenture/employees as required to ensure prompt and accurate expenses processing. Deal with expense queries, liaising with Amex when needed, and scan receipts if required.
- Actively investigate current fixed assets and assets under construction (AUC) and complete Balance Sheet Integrity sign off for fixed asset verification on rolling 3 year cycle.
Provide monthly reports with analysis vs plan to support budget holders in their cost management. Assist with completion of annual plan and forecasts including the monthly CBM process.

Desirable criteria

- Qualified accountant or equivalent
- Experience of working with GBS or outsource service providers