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Senior Consolidation Accountant

Employer
EDF Energy
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Consolidation Accountant

Come and join our Corporate Finance team, where you’ll provide expertise to make appropriate consolidation treatments on actuals and forecast phases. You’ll be empowered to make decisions necessary to the performance of the job purpose and key accountable areas, and recognised as a point of reference and a trusted guidance provider for the business units.

The Opportunity

As Senior Consolidation Accountant, you’ll be responsible for producing monthly and quarterly management reporting and analysis and submission of the annual Financial Planning process. Supporting the Senior Manager-Accounting, Consolidation and Performance, as well as supporting the Technical Accounting Manager in the statutory accounts preparation process.

Each business unit within EDF Energy has a local finance team. The Senior Consolidation Accountant within Corporate Finance provides oversight for these local activities to allow for efficient consolidation - providing assistance and ensuring they are appropriately aligned with relevant accounting and consolidation principles as well as EDF Energy and EDF Group’s processes.

Pay, benefits and culture

Alongside a competitive salary and a market-leading pension scheme, we offer a range of flexible benefits to support our people across all aspects of their lives.

Your rewards package includes a choice of benefits, such as electric vehicle leasing, enhanced parental leave, health insurance, discounts, and employee pricing.

Flexible working means you can work from home (if you wish) and we’ll provide a suite of IT equipment to ensure that you can work remotely comfortably and effectively. You will be based from our London office and will be required to travel to the office at least once a week.

Michael Rambaud, Technical Senior Consolidation Accountant, says “Joined the Consolidation & Performance team in April and I’m glad to say that I’ve learned a lot over the last few months. The team has been very warm, supportive and work very well together. My role enables me to have regular interactions with the business units and at the same time provides me with a high level view of how the organisation is performing as a whole”.

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll support all consolidated financial reporting processes including monthly reporting, performance reports, re-forecasts and the annual planning process including Budgets and the Medium-Term Plan. Taking the lead on complex accounting transactions with a specific focus on their impact on the consolidated accounts.

As the go-to person for consolidated Reporting, Forecast, and MTP packages in EDIFIS for EDF Group, your mission is to ensure compliance with accounting policies. Engage with Company auditors and external parties during the audit process, providing crucial support. Dive into financial analysis, overseeing reporting, planning, and actuals for Corporate Holding companies.

Implement a robust and efficient Intercompany flow reconciliation process with internal (within EDF Energy UK) and external (within EDF Group) counterparties. Support the continuous improvement of existing reporting and consolidation processes and practices. Generate progressive ideas and implement appropriate tools to facilitate improvements in the consolidation process/entries.

Who you are

We’re looking for a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), or someone with equivalent with post qualification experience. Possessing previous experience of working in a consolidation department of a large organisation, with an excellent understanding of the consolidation process and rules. You’ll be numerical and IT literate with up-to-date knowledge of IFRS. Having knowledge of SAP, Hyperion and ANAPLAN would be beneficial.

You are methodical and have a flexible approach to ensure deadlines are achieved and can demonstrate drive and commitment towards achieving targets. You’ll have good attention to detail and monitors own performance against expected results/outcomes. Proactive in seeking opportunities to improve tasks and processes and seeks opportunities to develop yourself.

A rigorous and organised approach to the production of financial information and good presentation skills. This specifically includes the ability to link disparate information, understanding trends and patterns which can then be turned into ideas, frameworks, or proposals.

The ability to adopt a questioning attitude in relation to information provided and the effectiveness of processes in place. A great interest in the business and analysing the way to translate the impacts of developments within the business in the consolidated numbers and related explanations.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 11th February

Location:
London

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.

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