Financial Analyst

Requisition Number:  14678
Company:  Springfields Fuels Ltd
Location: 

Salwick Preston, GB

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

An opportunity has arisen within the UK Finance General Accounting and Control (GAC) team to be a Financial Analyst responsible for the statutory reporting of 9 UK legal entities.

 

UK Accounting team member ensuring US GAAP compliance for group reporting and FRS 101 compliance to support dividend, tax and real-time statutory reporting and delivery of the UK’s Annual Report and Accounts to Companies House for 9 legal entities.  Manage the UK Treasury operations, working closely with Corporate Treasury and ensuring compliance with Westinghouse’s treasury policies.  Develop and implement system / process improvements to provide a more efficient and effective delivery of overall financial services, seeking to eliminate non-value-added activities and alignment to Westinghouse Global policies.

 

This is a mobile role and there is a requirement to be on the Springfields site at least one day a week (Wednesday) with flexibility to be on site more to meet auditor demands & other work demands if required.

 

This role is a fixed term contract until April 2025.

 

Your Day to Day:

Manage treasury back-office duties specifically responsible for:

  1. Daily bank reporting and input bank journals into SAP including supporting documentation;
  2. Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations and reporting in Blackline;
  3. Manage the UK legal entity cash two-year cash forecasts for 4 legal entities and perform variance analysis reconciliations;
  4. Lead UK loan requirements and prepare loan documentation;
  5. Prepare monthly foreign currency forecasts for three legal entities;
  6. Maintain bank account and bank systems records, developing good working relationships with UK banks including opening new bank accounts and closing bank accounts as required;
  7. Co-ordinate UK debt compliance reviews;
  8. Support the annual UK Foreign Bank Account Review;
  9. Complete monthly book to bank reports;
  10. Derivative Financial Instrument reporting; and
  11. Support Treasury projects as determined by Corporate Treasury, for example implementation of a cash pooling arrangement.

 

 

Accounting support for 9 UK Legal Entities including but not limited to:

  1. Managing the statutory audit plan and co-ordination of the completion of audit requests by working with various Westinghouse teams;
  2. Produce statutory Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet reconciliations including leadsheet creation and maintenance;
  3. Produce intercompany reconciliations and confirmation letters;
  4. Complete audit samples, e.g. journal support;
  5. Perform Financial Statements reviews using a checklist system;
  6. Produce accounting information to support annual corporation tax returns;
  7. Collate key performance indicator (KPI) information, board minutes and Directors remuneration certificates;
  8. Ixbrl tagging of financial statements; and
  9. Build relationships and support and attend meetings with the auditors and professional tax advisers.

 

Accounting on a US GAAP basis for various legal entities, specifically responsible for:

  1. Support the real-time reporting on an FRS 101 basis for all UK companies in SAP, e.g. trial balance downloads and journals.
  2. Professional adviser fee accruals in SAP and invoice / budget tracking and review.
  3. Ad-hoc SAP journal input, including supporting documentation;
  4. Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and report in Blackline.
  5. MM Stock reporting and reconciliations.
  6. UK Transfer Pricing payment review and check.

 

Other General Accounting and Control reporting:

  1. Comply with Entity Level and Process Level Controls as per Westinghouse’s SOX UK Risk and Control Matrix.
  2. Produce the management review of Finance’s monthly and month end task list.
  3. Preparation of UK VAT Issue Log reports for review and submission to professional tax advisers.
  4. Prepare and review Finance’s cost center reports.
  5. Prepare Supplier Payment Practices reports.
  6. Prepare Office of National Statistics returns.
  7. Payment inputter for UK banking systems.
  8. Support HMRC tax audits and queries from EMEA tax team on accounting transactions.
  9. Manage and support the annual P11D and PSA reporting to HMRC, working closely with professional tax advisers.
  10. Attend UK and Global GAC team meetings.
  11. Support Global GAC projects and initiatives.

 

 

UK Specific Reporting:

  1. Maintain and adhere to finance job aids and instructions.
  2. Adhere to the sites and companies’ safety policies.
  3. Complete performance and development objectives in POWERHUB.
  4. Complete all training as per the deadlines set in POWERHUB.
  5. Support Finance’s adherence to the Company’s Quality Management System.
  6. Contribute to UK Finance’s Performance Centre.

 

Who You Are:

  • Financial accounting experience and worked within a Finance team, preferably within a multi-national organization (preferably within the Nuclear Industry)
  • Management Degree and/or Part qualified AAT / CIMA / ACCA / ACA
  • Experience of working in Statutory Accounts and a General Accounting and Control function, with experience of dealing with senior stakeholders and external professional advisers.
  • Financial acumen and good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to use SAP, Prime, Deloitte Connect, Barclays.net and JP Morgan.
  • Advanced Excel and Word skills and good working knowledge of other Microsoft packages.
  • High standards and expectations in their approach to work.
  • Accuracy, sound judgement and an ability to prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Strong customer focus and a very good understanding of Finance deliverables.
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrated approach to continuous improvement and elimination of non-value-added activities.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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