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Finance Administrator

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145948BR
Job TitleFinance Administrator
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LineFinance
Service Line InformationWith a turnover in excess of £1.5 billion and a payroll of close to 16,000 partners and staff across UK offices, our Finance team covers a huge spectrum of work. It spans everything from being closely involved in supporting the organisation's business strategy to tightly managing critical business functions like employee payroll, expenses, accounts payable and billing.

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With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
Position Title: Finance Administrator
Role Type: FTC - 12 Month
Department: KBS Finance
Grade: E
Reporting Line: Finance Manager
Location: Watford
Working hours: 09:30 - 17:30


KBS Finance consists of key central business areas with a combined annual budget of approximately £488m. The KBS Finance Team provides financial support and analysis for the firm’s leadership and senior management within KBS Finance, with responsibility for ensuring the accuracy and timely management of costs within the function, adherence to KPMG finance policies, routine and ad-hoc analysis.

The team is also responsible for working with the KBS Finance COOs to prepare business critical and affordable budgets and forecasts.

Overview of the Position / Key Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to the KBS Finance Team.
Responsibilities to include:

• ePayables invoice processing, including coding of supplier invoices and ensuring that they are processed within agreed timescales
- Process recharges for KBS Finance costs and issue fee notes where required for external and inter office recharges
- Assist with the analysis of cost reports on a monthly basis, arranging for the necessary journal transfers to be made
- Assist with the preparation of month end journals
- Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports/statistics as required by the Finance manager and provide non standard reports to the business as required
- Perform miscellaneous clerical duties for the Finance team as required, including: filing, photocopying, maintain holiday records, data input, coordination of meetings and meeting room bookings
- Provide a point of contact for the Finance team for internal and external clients and suppliers responding effectively to general enquiries. Provide information to all management levels
- Undertake ad hoc projects as directed by Finance Manager
- Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be deemed to come within the scope of the post

The Person

The successful candidate is likely to have/be able to demonstrate:

- Good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving
- Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
- Knowledge of SAP desirable
- Is responsible for own work
- Observes and feeds back processes that are inefficient
- Remains calm under pressure
- Is resilient when meets opposition from client service teams who have other priorities
- Takes ownership for own performance and identifies areas for improvement and development
- Shares experiences and knowledge with others
- Keeps the Finance Manager informed of progress and issues
- Works as a team with other administrators to provide cover where necessary
- Participates in team activities
- Asks questions to get to heart of issue and report back to Finance Manager
- Checks data for accuracy and completeness
- Is able to communicate with a variety of clients at all levels
- Has the confidence to undertake face to face meetings with managers and partners
- Works to deadlines
- Can change workload to match changing priorities
- Can adapt to new systems and procedures

Qualifications and Experience
• AAT (part) qualification or equivalent would be an advantage.

- Minimum of 1 year’s experience in Finance.

- Experience in dealing with high volume processing of invoices/documents

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

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