Management Accountant (6months FTC)

Siemens Public Limited Company
10 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
An exciting opportunity has arisen within this business to join the Finance team as a Business Administrator based in Siemens Services Aero Derivative Gas Turbine HQ in Warwick. The role reports to the Head of BA - Service Operations.

Following the acquisition of Dresser-Rand the AGT Service Operations BA function based in Warwick will take ownership of the Field Service billing process currently performed in the USA. This role will have responsibility to transition the activity to Warwick and establish ongoing performance of the operational invoicing process. The role will ensure that all sub accounts are reviewed and reconciled, and that any issues are investigated and clarified on a timely basis within the month-end closing cycle. Where required, take ownership and deliver on business and tool improvement projects which ultimately impact month-end financial performance. As and where required, take additional responsibility for selected Projects.

It is envisaged that the initial transition period will require an extended (3-4 week) trip to the USA to learn and take on board the activities of the role. Candidates should be available to travel during September / October 2017 due to time constraints of the DR transition process.

Initially this is for a 6 month term, once transitioned the business will review the long-term resource needs for the ongoing activity.

What are my responsibilities?

- New order Project Status Review and set up. Orders pertain to Service Center Repairs, and Field Service Repairs (time and material). Upon notification by the operation, proactively reviewing the new order and entering "billing events" in the Oracle Project Module needed for timely client invoices and Operations' billing forecasts.
- Create client invoice with supporting documentation on daily basis , where applicable, enter invoice data into client web portals.
-Project Invoicing (Service Centre Repairs and Field Service time and materials)
*Review Project/Supporting Docs / *Prepare Draft Invoice / PM Notification Process / Generation of Invoices and Client Submittal
- Internal Invoicing- Create intercompany invoices via projects / manual AR (misc rebills)
- Invoicing processing statistic recorded in Access Data Base for performance data
- Invoicing Data key entered to Client Web portals - Where applicable, completed invoices for certain clients are manually entered into the Client's Web portal for AP processing.
- Invoicing Administration /Customer Service -Answering customer and operational emails/questions, providing reprinted invoice copies, electronic (web-portal) filing/research.

- Daily Close Reconciliation - Reconciling the Oracle AR subledger to General Ledger
- Month end Close -issuing and review of I/C AR Statements/ Monthly AR Reconciliations/ Coordinate with cash team / Approve Invoicing Adjustments / Scheduling processes

- Project Cost Analysis and Forecasting- Review and comprehension of project postings
- P/L and B/S Reconciliations- month end process analysing postings
- Review and analysis of all timesheet data- Complete review and comprehension of all timesheet allocations for project teams. Allocating as required to project objects and setting up accruals for missing timesheets.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the manager from time to time

What do I need to qualify for this role?

- Financially competent - ideally qualified by experience / Education to foundation level- CIMA
- Able to Travel (America/Europe)
- ERP, SAP FI Financials, CO Controlling, MM Material Master, PS Project System, SD Sales & Distribution and BW Business Warehouse knowledge
- Communication skills - ability to translate financial & legal information to a wide variety of audiences
- Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on excel
- Knowledge of Contract/PO review (Milestone/Terms)
- Business Compliance, Financial Reporting Guideline and IFRS