Accounting Analyst

Accounting Analyst

Job Overview

Location
Dunstable, England
Job Type
Permanent Job
Job ID
1467
Date Posted
9 months ago
Recruiter
Marina James
Job Views
71

Job Description

As part of the Internal Reporting team, the Accounting Analyst will play a critical role in supporting the team to deliver a clean & efficient period close process, producing Periodic P&L and BS Packs...

Role: Accounting Analyst 

Topline salary: £competitive + benefits

Role type: 12 month FTC

Location: Whitbread Court, Dunstable 

As part of the Internal Reporting team, the Accounting Analyst will play a critical role in supporting the team to deliver a clean & efficient period close process, producing Periodic P&L and BS Packs to a high standard and on time as well as scheduling and supporting the P&L Close and BS Review meetings.

Inside the role:

Responsible for the production and control of Period close P&L pack in line with close timetable

A well-controlled and managed close process including managing the Consolidated Task List and Action Log

Tracking of Intercompany and Adjusting Items balances

Robust Balance Sheet review process with clear commentary and driving the BS review meeting agenda

Weekly accurate cashflow forecasting across the group

Engagement with Treasury, with timely explanations for any variances and a continuous improvement culture

Engagement with key finance partners to build understanding of cash impact of standard business processes. Ensure internal controls are maintained in line with FCF

Comply with all internal/external audit requirements

Provide regulatory information on a timely basis

Manage the Whitbread BS reconciliation process to ensure compliance with policy

Drive the annual review process to ensure all process notes are updated at least once a year

Support the wider team to ensure any new processes are documented using the standard template

Review A&C processes to bring alignment between UK and Germany

 

Open to you:

You will be studying towards CIMA/ACCA/equivalent accounting qualification

You will have excellent communication skills with be able to liaise with stakeholder both inside and outside of the finance function

Attention to detail and a structured/organised approach will be critical to success in this role

The successful candidate will be pro-active, have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to be analytical and identify root cause issues

Experience in a similar large scale organisation would be a benefit but not a must-have

 

In return for your commitment, we’ve got some great benefits to offer:

A market competitive base salary + up to 10% annual bonus

Sharesave scheme

A collaborative work culture that focuses on supporting your success

A flexible working policy you can rely on

Individual BUPA healthcare

Optional contributory pension matched up to 10%

Up to 25% discount off our brands

 

Times are changing, but our ambition is bigger than ever. This means huge things when it comes to budget and forecasting, and that’s where our Finance team really springs into action. Finding the right answers to drive us forwards. With new concepts launching, new spaces secured and reams of plans in motion, there’s no more exciting time to join than right now. Get to experience career growth that moves as fast as we do, and be part of framing where we’re headed.

 

We’re 1,200 hotels and restaurants in the UK, Germany and the UAE, but we’re more

than that. We’re the 35,000 people supporting our brands every day. The ones sourcing the nation’s favourite breakfast, plating up family favourites, and the great night’s sleep guaranteed people. We’re also always preparing for new openings, looking ahead and revamping our online presence. We do it for our guests, and it’s the details that keep them returning time and time again. We could be at the end of their road, their trusty choice for business trips, or we could be the place they associate with big celebrations up and down the country. We’re a constant in a changing world, and we’d love you to join us. Bring your energy, ideas and sense of fun, we’re waiting and so are our brands.

 

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

Whitbread is an inclusive employer. We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQ+ community (those who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, trans sexual, non binary or use another term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. We are open to part-time and flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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