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Senior Finance Specialist

Job Title: Senior Finance Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: RH/FinanceSpecialist_1660917462
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Are you looking for a contract opportunity and willing to be an individual finance contributor working within a diverse
and inclusive team capable of analysing and evaluating financial problems, maintaining strong accounting and control
environment and have the ability analyse financial data an make appropriate recommendation to support management
business decision-making?
Do you want to be proud to work for a company that respects its people and is at the forefront of technology?

You will:

- Be capable of applying technical knowledge, expertise and experience to address problems or to complete assignments,

including data analysis and scenario modelling and evaluation and reporting on range of outcomes including financial/

accounting impact, risks, rewards, costs and benefits.

- Ensure that the month end closing cycle is followed to required timescales

- Ensure that all compliance requirements are met, particularly ensuring that Group Accounting Policy is followed, J-Sox

requirements are met, lifetime models are maintained, and cockpit reports (Fujitsu Global) are created where required

- Identify the most appropriate accounting treatment to adopt when there are contractual difficulties or commercial


- Help to manage working capital through accurate forecasting

- Support and challenge the business to ensure that quarterly, Mid Term Plan and other forecasting information is gathered

correctly and has integrity but is owned and understood by the business

- Provide information required by business partners, financial planning and analysis, and other finance stakeholders

- Support external and internal audit processes

- Ensure that external customer reporting and open book requirements are met and build strong working relationships with

customer finance teams where applicable

- Provide finance input to new business opportunities

- Identify and manage financial risks and opportunities within the areas of responsibility

Your Experience

- A competent finance specialist with technical expertise gained through professional accounting or other finance

qualifications and able to apply relevant technical knowledge, experience and expertise

- Technically strong with the ability to analyse and understand a business situation and how this should be applied to

accounting treatment

- Good communication skills and the ability to constructively challenge and influence other stakeholders who may hold

differing opinions

- Ability to proactively address operational problems and inefficiencies, applying knowledge and experience to resolve

issues, or to request senior management guidance where necessary for more complex matters outside scope of authority

or expertise;

- Working knowledge of large company ERP and finance system processes and approaches would be advantageous

To apply for this Contract role please send your CV to

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