Job title: PRoject Accountant (R2R) - 12 to 18-month fixed term contract
Base location: Currently work from home, Hook based 2-3 days weekly on safe return to offices
Salary: £70,000 + benefits
As a global FTSE 250 company with over 500 contracts across 20 countries we rely on the support of our Group Reporting Team to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently.
As the Project Accountant (Record to Report / RTR / R2R) you will provide the Group Reporting team at Serco support in implementing a plan which aims improve the reporting framework within the Group. The plan, amongst other things, includes the development of training programmes, general housekeeping within the financial systems, improvements in management and contract reporting and the development of a resource library to document key activities which take place within the Group's reporting process. In this role, you would be responsible for a broad range of deliverables within the project.
In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and a great opportunity to drive significant improvements for Serco while developing your knowledge of the operations of this large diverse business.
What you'll need to do the role
This role requires someone who is ideally a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA equivalent), with a background in Finance and Process Improvement ideally within a Group/Divisional Head Office/Financial Reporting team. Some experience in the delivery of training programmes and good understanding of finance processes, risks, and controls is also necessary, along with up to date knowledge of IFRS accounting standards.
Meaningful and vital work: As part of the Service Delivery team, you'll be able to strongly influence the finance divisions' efforts that help Serco to deliver essential public services, making a real difference to society.
A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, you can build a fulfilling career doing work aligned to your strengths and interests.
Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.
What we offer
- Up to £70,000 basic salary
- Contributory pension scheme
- An autonomous and supportive culture
- The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services