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Assistant Accountant

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R-115736

Join our organisation, where we have a huge variety of projects on-the-go at any one time. So when you start this role with us, it could take your career wherever your interests lie. You'll find everyone here is willing to pitch in and help because we all want you to succeed, and we're ready to help you grow.

When it comes to living your life, we want you to get the most out of it. So talk to us about all our flexible and remote working policies that can support your personal priorities. Also, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality, as well as being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

This position is part of the UK Centre of Excellence (CoE) Financial Accounting team. The role involves the provision of support to the UK CoE Financial Controller and two Financial Accountants. The main activities concern preparation of reconciling the inter-company balances, SSF management accounts, IFRS 16 lease accounting and preparing for a new company wide ERP.

Key Relationships:

Internal:

The UK CoE Financial Accounting Department; Department Managers; other departments within the UK CoE; the broader AtkinsRéalis Finance community (including overseas FC).

External:

Occasionally AtkinsRéalis suppliers & customers.

Job Description:

  • Review and enter exchange rates and project rates into JDE.
  • Completion of monthly continuity and enrichment schedules in FCCS.
  • Completion of forms for the Office of National Statistics.
  • Analysis and submission of related party transactions for parent company.
  • Reconciliation of intercompany balances using BlackLine.
  • Raising payment requests for intercompany payments.
  • Coding of internal recharges from Corporate.
  • Preparation of month-end journals.
  • Assist with the monthly inter-company reconciliation process and feedback to Group companies (over 80 overseas entities).
  • Assist with raising of intercompany invoices.
  • Assisting with annual transfer pricing invoices.
  • Assistance with the preparation of annual corporation tax packs for 15 statutory companies.
  • Liaising with intercompany contacts to resolve invoicing queries and ensure timely payments.
  • Preparation of UK CoE monthly management accounts and budgets and forecasts.
  • Providing data to auditors via Deloitte Connect.

Other tasks as required, to include:

  • Assisting other UK CoE Teams, including Management Accounting and Statutory Reporting.
  • Updating files and processes in preparation for a new ERP.

Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Part-qualified in a recognised professional accountancy qualification.
  • The candidate must have an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including use and set-up of Pivot tables and formulas.
  • Experience of an accounting software package.

Behavioural:

  • Sound analytical skills.
  • Customer Awareness.
  • Organised - they must be able to work in a structured way demonstrating an audit trail.
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

Why AtkinsRéalis?

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing more than 18,000 people worldwide, including around 10,000 across the UK and Europe.

We support public and private sector clients with the delivery of complex infrastructure projects, from upfront strategic advice to large, outcome-focused programme management. Whether it’s deploying our cross-sector experience and broad heritage of engineering excellence to enable carbon net zero targets, providing social and economic infrastructure to enable cities to flourish or revolutionising the connectivity of people and places fuelled by technology and big data, AtkinsRéalis  helps achieve success.

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com).

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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Middle East

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

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Summary

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