Corporate Accountant
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
UK-London-
7d ago

We now have an opening for a Corporate Accountant to join our Finance team based in White City. The key focus of this role is to assist the Corporate Finance team with all necessary financial reporting and ensure accounting records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Reconciliation of the trial balance and preparation of quarterly Finance Packs (including full Balance Sheet reconciliations and P&L variance reporting) for corporate entities (companies and partnerships)
  • Reconciliation of overhead departmental P&L’s, business partnering with budget holders / heads of departments and re-forecasting where applicable (including management accounts commentary)
  • Preparation of entities bank reconciliations on a regular basis including resolving / clearing any outstanding issues
  • Preparation & management of weekly cash-flow forecasts to assist with Treasury Management
  • Review, approval and processing of entities purchase orders, invoices, employee cash expenses and credit card expenses for payment in accordance with budget approval and Financial Policies and procedures.
  • This includes providing guidance and training to budget holders on coding.

  • UK Intercompany accounting to reconcile the inter-company accounts on a monthly basis and assist in resolving any outstanding issues.
  • Global Intercompany between UK and Europe, America and Australia, including processing invoices, agreeing balances and timely settlement of balances.
  • Preparation of annual budget and 5yr forecast including operational and capex. Reporting on variance analysis with commentary.
  • Production of half year and year-end audit file for review and discussion with external auditors
  • Preparation of compliance reporting for corporate entities e.g. ONS returns, FSA returns, VAT returns
  • Responsibility for VAT review of Concur Expenses to ensure compliance with HMRC VAT requirements.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual National Statistics questionnaires
  • Continuous improvement of reporting outputs, processes and systems
  • Ad hoc duties as required
  • Qualified by experience or qualified with industry experience post qualification
  • Good Excel spreadsheet & word skills
  • JD Edwards, Hyperion and SAP BFC experience would be an advantage
  • Sound general commercial experience, ideally in a similar environment
  • We believe our success is created through the core values that flow through our business Achieves, Collaborates, Innovates and Build Community.

  • These are personified through the following characteristics in our people;
  • Driving forward actions with pace and encouragement of creative solutions - you have a hunger for delivering results.
  • An open and transparent communication style with the ability to listen, influence and challenge appropriately.
  • The cultivation of close working relationships with peers and teams to drive win-win outcomes.
  • A fresh & unrestrictive view on current ways of doing things to stimulate innovation and new approaches.
  • Embracing change by fostering state-of-the-art knowledge and technology trends to sustain Westfield’s competitive edge.
  • The desire and ability to question the status quo and build compelling cases for change while still working effectively within a team.
  • Being dedicated, motivated and passionate about our people and our company.
  • Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people from the widest talent pool and those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.

    We do this by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important part in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences.

    We are happy to consider applications from candidates who need some form of flexible working, so please ask us for more details.

    Please apply now if this is ticking your boxes!

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