Assistant Accountant

  • By Siemens
  • Frimley (United Kingdom)
  • Audit / Accounting
2017-07-19T20:31:19+0000

Job description

The Assistant Accountant will be part of the Accounting Governance team with in the Siemens Healthineers. They will ensure that books and records are kept in quality and for best-practice financial reporting that meets both internal and external requirements for the entities assigned to.

The spectrum of core responsibilities covers review of accounting transactions and ensures books and records in accordance with Siemens Financial Reporting Guidelines. Perform Balance sheet reconciliations within stipulated timeframe. Coordination with all key stakeholders for audit and provide all necessary supports to external auditors. In addition, supporting role in the preparation of statutory financial statements and perform adhoc tasks.

Key contacts are: Business stakeholder counterparts, Functional Shared Service Centres, Internal & External auditors, Regulatory Bodies in the Finance arena.

What are my responsibilities?

· Assumes active review of accounting transactions each month and accordingly prepare monthly reconciliations of all significant accounts within stipulated deadline for Healthineers companies.
· Performs active role in managing external audit process by co-ordinating with key stakeholders and external auditors for three Healthineers companies.
· Support Accounting & Reporting Manager duringthe month-end closing process and preparation of monthly analytical review for necessary internal sign off.
· Takes responsibilities to validate all reportings from the base system (Spiridon) into Esprit (official HQ reporting) for two Healthineers GB&I business entities. This will include all financial controlling and tools covering Business Unit performance.
· Participate in the preparation of centralized journal transactions and disclosure reporting as required. Support the Head of Accounting for the analysis and commentary of key financial positions as required.
· Assumes responsibilites to deliver internal reporting pack (e.g. tax pack) for Healthineers companies in GB&I.
· Support Accounting & Reporting Managerin preparation of local financial statement (i.e. Statutory accounts) within deadline.
· Assumes responsibilites to deliver internal reporting pack (e.g. tax pack) for Healthineers companies in GB&I.
· Support Accounting & Reporting Manager on Adhoc project/assignment/reporting tasks, if need be.

What do I need to qualify for the role?

· Experienced in accounting & controlling/finance organisation with preferably team lead responsibilities. Good understanding of diverse business models and financial drivers & processes of business.
· Preferably educated to degree level or equivalent. With part-qualification in a formal, recognised, finance accreditation – e.g. ACCA.
· Strong finance background, Good analytical skills with the ability to take data and turn into meaningful information for reporting purposes.
· Strong analytical skills with good command of written and spoken English.
· Excellent interpersonal skills and strong ability to work with multi-interface & contacts within organization. Strong presentation skills with ability to manage complexities and crystallises solutions.
· Result orientated, organised with good follow up skills.
· SAP knowledge (especially FICO module) is advantageous.
· Mature, persistent, firm, team player and trustworthy. Ability to forge strong working relations with all financial staffs.
· Working experience in multi national companies / assignment abroad with diversified range of products and services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year’s revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.

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About Siemens

Siemens est un groupe d’origine allemande créé en 1847 et présent depuis maintenant plus de 160 ans en France. Spécialisé dans la haute technologie, Siemens est présent dans plusieurs secteurs d’activité : l’industrie (automatismes, systèmes d’entraînement, équipements), l’énergie (éolien, production et transport d’électricité), la santé (imagerie et biologie médicale), les infrastructures urbaines (mobilité, logistique, gestion énergétique des bâtiments) et les services financiers (crédit-bail, solutions de financement de projets complexes), ainsi que dans l’électroménager.

En France, Siemens compte 7000 collaborateurs, répartis sur 7 sites industriels et 9 centres de recherche et développement. Siemens France a réalisé en 2013 un chiffre d’affaires de 2,1 milliads d’euros. Près d’un tiers a été enregistré à l’export. Qu’il s’agisse du domaine de l’ingénierie, du commerce, de la R&D ou encore de la production, Siemens propose de nombreuses offres aux jeunes diplômés, et notamment un Graduate Program.

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