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Financial Accountant R2R - FTC End of Feb 23 (SAP Project)

Employer
IKEA
Location
Stratford, East London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who you are

As the Financial Accountant (Record2Report) you will be responsible for the legal accounting of all IKEA companies in the UK&IE and supporting our Business Operations Transformation project of migrating to SAP HANA S4 Ensuring all entities' balance sheet accounts are accurately recorded in line with group rules and local legislation.
Working closely with all areas of the business and finance to ensure that each legal balance sheet reflects a true and fair position of the business activities and results.
Essential Requirements:
• Qualified Financial Accountant ACA/ACCA
• Minimum of 2-3 years experience as a Financial Accountant
• Strong communications skills
• Self-starter and self-motivated
Preferred System Experience: (nice to have but not essential)
• SAP
• SAP HANA S4
• Coda

Your responsibilities

• Responsible for ensuring all transactions booked into the financial system are accurate and correctly posted
• Responsible for producing timely and accurate reconciliations of all accounts in their control at each period end. Working with the external auditors and the Reporting Manager you are responsible for setting period close timetables.
• Responsible for all financial reporting processes in their control, ensuring that it is effective, with good controls in place and that each process is well documented. At all times, the processes should lead to accurate and timely recording and reporting, in line with accounting and tax regulations
• Responsible for supplying the auditors with the yearend schedules required to support a successful year-end clean audit report.
• Keep up to date with changes in accounting and tax legislation and then ensure the Reporting function is compliant with the requirements of these changes.
• Responsible for analyzing and submitting bi-monthly results to Group reporting, and answering any queries.
• Apply business and accounting knowledge to make sense of the transactions and challenges when necessary.
• Involved in the rollout of finance projects - UAT testing, migration, Dress rehearsals, and be delegated in Subject Matter Expert R2R absence.

About this work area

Ingka is on an exciting growth journey becoming more accessible to the many people. We are investing heavily to develop Ingka into the future. It also means delivering innovative solutions to meet our customers’ and co-workers’ needs here and now. Business Operation’s Transformation (BOT) contributes to this.

What you need to know

This position is full-time on a Fixed Term Contract until the end of February 2023. You will work 39 hours per week, this position is full-time, you will work 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

The Service Office principal location is Hybrid working a minimum of 8 days per calendar month in the office and the remainder flexibly working remotely at home.

To enable us to get to know you in the best way, we ask that you please include an up-to-date version of your CV with a cover letter.

Advertising Closing Date: 18th July 2022

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview with the hiring team.

If you have any questions regarding the role or around the recruitment experience, please contact Cheryl Craig.

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talents to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs. Read more about the wonderful IKEA every day here: https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/this-is-ikea/work-with-us/

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It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make a great idea a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognized for our diverse talents.

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