Management Accountant - UKI -Finance, Open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY
Location
Various UK Locations, South East England, North East England, Midlands
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
25 Aug 2020
Closes
25 Sep 2020
Ref
UNI00G0N
Contract Type
Permanent

Working to support the Finance Manager group, this is an excellent opportunity to get involved in month-ends, budgets and supporting the various business leaders across the firm. This role is aligned to the CBS Service Group (Indirects). It provides an excellent training experience for those who wish to progress to become a Finance Manager.

The CBS Finance Teams consist of a Head of Finance, a number of Finance Managers and Management Accountants split by CBS function and geography. We work closely with the CBS Function teams.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working with the relevant Finance Managers to provide financial support and control for a portfolio of CBS functions. This is likely to include:
  • Preparing, reporting, analysing and providing constructive commentary on weekly, monthly and YTD results and performance against Plan.
  • Supporting in the monthly Recharges and Allocations Process
  • Communicating effectively with the FMs and the Business by sharing and interpreting information that will help to improve business performance
  • Direct interaction with the CBS Function leaders to ensure that financial controls are being consistently applied and that unusual or weak performance is identified and challenged
  • Involvement with the detailed budgeting process
  • Look for ways to improve our approach and processes
  • Given the varied exposure, the role may entail travel to other EY offices to meet FMs and the relevant CBS teams
  • Dealing with ad hoc finance queries

Skills and attributes for success 

  • Confident and able to build strong relationships at management/partner levels
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Able to challenge and articulate opinions succinctly and persuasively
  • Commercial approach and ability to demonstrate clear business understanding
  • Relevant financial experience from an accountancy or internal finance function
  • Proven analytical skills and strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to manage their own time and to manage the expectations of numerous stakeholders
  • Commitment to developing self, desire to make the role their own
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate financial information across a wide range of users

 To qualify for the role you must have

  • Ability to apply knowledge or take a fresh perspective to solve complex problems and issues that arise
  • Time and project management skills – able to plan and manage time effectively and flex up and down to deal with key priorities. 
  • Ability to interact well with people at all levels within the firm
  • Strong IT skills – Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organised with a sound attention to detail and an ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Part Qualified Accountant who is actively studying with a view to becoming fully qualified
  • Seeking to progress their career to become a Finance Manager

 Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An enthusiastic, can do approach and be a strong team player
  • The ability to juggle conflicting demands on time and prioritise effectively
  • The ability to pre-empt deadlines and pursue colleagues for relevant information
  • A desire to embrace and drive change whilst identifying and supporting process improvements and demonstrating best practice
  • Ability to learn new processes and skills quickly
  • The ability to work well unsupervised and use initiative where required

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Please note

Prior to finalising your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. 

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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