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Assistant Finance Accountant

  • Job reference: CS-002450
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Epsom
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Why not...

SNC-Lavalin is going through an exciting period of change. A Canadian listed engineering and construction firm, on July 2017 they acquired the UK engineering consultancy Atkins bringing with it a great opportunity to re-position the SNC-Lavalin brand in the eyes of our markets and ahead of our competitors. The combined group now has approximately 50,000 employees around the world and both Atkins and SNC-L’s offerings combined give us the opportunity to continue our growth. The future of engineering and construction is in the greater use of data, combined with technologies to deliver our services more efficiently and bring different offerings to our clients. From apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to mobility as a service and digital asset management, we are combining our traditional engineering skills with technology to fundamentally change the way we do things.

EDPM is the Engineering, Design & Project Management sector of SNC-Lavalin. We plan, design and enable the delivery of complex projects and major programmes across transportation, energy and infrastructure. Primarily made up of Atkins, including Faithful+Gould, we push boundaries and create value as trusted advisors to our clients and partners.

A vacancy has arisen for a recent graduate from University, who is looking to develop a career in finance to join our EDPM Sector Finance team. This is a great opportunity to make a first move into the job market and to get experience at a large, global organisation.


Job description
You will be a member of a small established team which has the following key responsibilities:
• Consolidation and preparation of monthly Sector management accounts.
• Consolidation of forecasts and budgets.
• Preparation of the subsidiary financial statements under IFRS.
• Liaison with internal departments including business finance directors and financial controllers, tax and treasury.
• Provision of technical accounting expertise to the businesses.
• Liaison with external auditors.
• Preparation of bid request information, additional ad hoc reporting and project work.

Your specific responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):
• Assisting with the preparation of the monthly Sector management accounts.
• Assisting with the preparation of subsidiary accounts.
• Assisting with various ad hoc activities.

Requirements
• Highly motivated individual.
• Good team player.
• Good verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable communicating with and building close working relationships at all levels.
• Flexible – able to work well in a team as well as individually, and able to work to tight deadlines and timetables.
• Self-starter - able to show and use initiative.
• Committed attitude to work and a professional approach.
• Computer literate (specifically Excel)
• Able to work between Epsom (The Gateway) (main location) and London (Nova) (secondary location).

Training
This role will be ideal for someone who would like to study towards an ACCA qualification. All exam fees and revision costs will be covered (first time take only), and reasonable study leave will be part of the package. Completion of the ACCA qualification typically takes between 3 and 5 years. 

Rewards and benefits:
Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: http://www.yourrewardatkins.com

Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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