Investment Accountant

North Yorkshire
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About the role

We are looking for an Investment Accountant to join our FT100 CLIENT based in either Leeds, Warwick or Bristol.

This is not just a standard accounting position, in this role you will be the face of finance to our internal stakeholders. You will be working on a variety of projects as well as ensuring suitable financial reports are maintained.

Key Accountabilities
* Ensure suitable financial reports are built and maintained, detailing spend by project for the ET portfolio
* Ensure that following approvals projects are set up in a timely manner to accurately account for project costs in accordance with the approved ET investment proposal paper's
* Ensure that project costs are recognised in the books based on value of work done principles, where possible provided directly from our partners
* Provide accurate, timely and consistent month end reporting in accordance with Finance timetables to project managers and to programme delivery managers
* Run forecast, consolidation and review processes to provide robust monthly forecasts for in-flight and unsanctioned projects, accurately allocated, and including risks & opportunities
* Support processes to ensure that approved forecasts and annual budgets and business plans are input into local financial systems in an efficient and accurate way, in accordance with financial time-tables
* Ensure that the regional financial controls in operation are efficient and effective and in conjunction with Shared Services teams ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements.
* Work in partnership with UK Shared Services accounting teams, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and appropriateness of all management accounts and reporting statements.

About you
* Experience of major accounting systems, budgeting and forecasting, financial performance reporting and engagement with business management, preferably in a large, international corporate setting
* Accounting qualification - ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar
* Strong ownership to support implementation of the new financial processes through to successful conclusion
* Strong communication skills including ability to clearly articulate what is required by whom and by when
* Ability to positively influence behaviours of all involved in the electricity projects financial processes, both finance and non finance
* Ability to work well under own initiative and within wider team

HM will look at Business Partner, project accountant and financial analyst's

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV to be considered. Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and an equal opportunities' employer

Start date
12 months
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