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Senior Accountant

Knowledge

Support the ongoing implementation of the standard general ledger & accounts payable systems across Atlanta

Excellent Excel skills, including working with pivot tables, and formulas to analyse data (e.g. HLOOKUPS, VLOOKUPS, SUMIFs, etc)

To safeguard information, paying particular attention to customer and employee data and business sensitive information

High degree of integrity and credibility with other Finance professionals

Investigate performance issues and feed results in to the Risk & Opportunity (R&O) process in collaboration with FP&A to minimise surprises

Perform Balance sheet account reconciliations

IFRS / FRS 102

Skills

Perform monthly closing activities including preparation and posting of all required journals entries and analysis of accounts

Clear thinker with the ability to present simple analysis from complex data

Methodical and analytical approach with a high attention to detail

Provide inputs for the Risks & Opportunities models to the Financial Controllers

Excellent communication skills

Ensure consistent standards in terms of process and reporting quality and work collaboratively across the Finance team

In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department, the team and the company as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships

Energetic and self-motivated, and the ability to work independently yet achieve set goals and targets within deadlines

Support External and Internal audits through provision of data to justify all requested balances and samples as required

Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up

Produce high-quality month end ‘Flash outputs’ for FP&A to enable agreement of the final month-end position

Desirable - Experience of SUN systems, Proactis and TM1

Support wider Controllership areas with all required information as required

Support wider Controllership areas with ad hoc projects to deliver continuous improvement

Behaviours

Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality

Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

Ability to work well under pressure and manage to tight deadlines

Accredited professional (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, QBE)

Demonstrated ability to work well with others and collaborate across a Finance team

Desirable - Degree qualified

To actively support and encourage at all times, compliance with our quality principles, company policies and best practice in security, legal and regulatory requirements

To be aware of and understand Atlanta’s Whistleblowing Procedure and Code of Conduct. To question and act upon concerns about malpractice or wrongdoing by following the Atlanta’s Whistleblowing Procedure

Ability to take responsibility and use initiative

Undertake continuous personal development to ensure that Atlanta behaviours are demonstrated effectively and that skills and knowledge are up to date

Undertake quality control checks / audits to ensure model governance requirements for key spreadsheets are maintained within the team

Collaborate with other functions as necessary on issues identified during the month end for resolution

Continue to find ways of improving our own processes by developing a deep understanding of current processes and providing insight to deliver efficiencies to enable a faster month end close process

Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking / conferences /associations / groups, to stay current on Industry developments & innovations. Encourage, support and coach other team members in their own development

Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback

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