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