GL Specialist

Lloyds Register

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  • Location
    Bracknell
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  • Closing Date
    30 October 2020
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    16915033
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Job ID:31539

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Lloyd’s Register operates a Shared Service Centre based in Bracknell, covering Finance and HR. The function is part of global shared service operation and offers serves across 87 countries globally.

The role of the Operations Finance Team is responsible for recording and/or reporting accounting transactions, managing P&L and Balance Sheet accounts, reconciling balances and period end activities, and providing support to the Senior FP&A Managers in the business streams and regional and group finance. Ensuring the global compliance of records to LR and legal requirements within each geographical area. Ensuring excellent customer service is provided and we have full accuracy of record.

Main Duties:

? Perform reconciliation of various data, accounts payable or receivable, financial record keeping
? Reconciliation of bank statements, petty cash, advance and other accounts with general ledger
? Calculate and prepare financial reports, to summarise financial and operating information and reconcile differences
? Reconcile selected general ledger accounts, review journal entries
? Develop and maintain reports and files on asset and liability account balances
? Record, reconcile and analyse intercompany accounting activities including intercompany payment, cash application, and period end close
? Review journal entries, compile account reconciliations

Delivery
? Responsible for journal preparation, uploading and posting into JDE/ByD, including allocations, Fixed Assets, Prepayments & Accruals
? Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations monthly
? Responsible for overhead analysis and reporting to budget holders
? Assists with monthly and annual closings
? Developing good working relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues
? Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLA’s
? Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks
? Assist with internal and external audit
? Ensure adhere to strict matrix approval procedure
? Provide analytical review and data analysis
? Assist with new processes, procedures and operational improvements
Performance Management - SSC Performance
? Deliver excellent customer service in Operations Finance across EMEA
? Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLA’s
? Ensure compliance to local statutory regulations across EMEA
? Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks within the team

 Essential criteria
? Studying/Part Qualified with recognised accounting body (ACA, ACCA,CIMA)
? Strong understanding of Record to Report practices
? Relevant general accounting/intercompany accounting experience
? Experience of working in a SSC environment
? ERP (SAP/Oracle/JDE) experience
? Excellency in accuracy of data entry and manipulation skills
? Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages, excel, access, word etc
? Able to demonstrate excellence in customer service
? Able to communicate clearly and concisely
? Fluency in written & oral English
? Team Player
? Be viewed as a credible and sincere source of information
Desirable
? Lean/Six Sigma exposure or equivalent desired
? Ability to speak more than one major European language
? Ability to work and deliver collaboratively across a complex global matrix

Lloyd’s Register operates a Shared Service Centre based in Bracknell, covering Finance and HR. The function is part of global shared service operation and offers serves across 87 countries globally.
The role of the Operations Finance Team is responsible for recording and/or reporting accounting transactions, managing P&L and Balance Sheet accounts, reconciling balances and period end activities, and providing support to the Senior FP&A Managers in the business streams and regional and group finance. Ensuring the global compliance of records to LR and legal requirements within each geographical area. Ensuring excellent customer service is provided and we have full accuracy of record.

Main Duties:

? Perform reconciliation of various data, accounts payable or receivable, financial record keeping
? Reconciliation of bank statements, petty cash, advance and other accounts with general ledger
? Calculate and prepare financial reports, to summarise financial and operating information and reconcile differences
? Reconcile selected general ledger accounts, review journal entries
? Develop and maintain reports and files on asset and liability account balances
? Record, reconcile and analyse intercompany accounting activities including intercompany payment, cash application, and period end close
? Review journal entries, compile account reconciliations

Delivery
? Responsible for journal preparation, uploading and posting into JDE/ByD, including allocations, Fixed Assets, Prepayments & Accruals
? Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations monthly
? Responsible for overhead analysis and reporting to budget holders
? Assists with monthly and annual closings
? Developing good working relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues
? Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLA’s
? Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks
? Assist with internal and external audit
? Ensure adhere to strict matrix approval procedure
? Provide analytical review and data analysis
? Assist with new processes, procedures and operational improvements
Performance Management - SSC Performance
? Deliver excellent customer service in Operations Finance across EMEA
? Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLA’s
? Ensure compliance to local statutory regulations across EMEA
? Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks within the team

Essential criteria
? Qualified Accountant with recognised accounting body (ACA, ACCA,CIMA)
? Strong understanding of Record to Report practices
? Relevant general accounting/intercompany accounting experience
? Experience of working in a SSC environment
? ERP (SAP/Oracle/JDE) experience
? Excellency in accuracy of data entry and manipulation skills
? Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages, excel, access, word etc
? Able to demonstrate excellence in customer service
? Able to communicate clearly and concisely
? Fluency in written & oral English
? Team Player
? Be viewed as a credible and sincere source of information

Desirable
? Lean/Six Sigma exposure or equivalent desired
? Ability to speak more than one major European language
? Ability to work and deliver collaboratively across a complex global matrix
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