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Accountant

Company: Informa Group Plc.
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionInforma is a leading business intelligence, events, and academic publishing business operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100. We operate in more than 30 countries and employ over 11,000 people globally.Informa's leading brands and expert teams create intelligence-based products and data-driven services, convene communities in person and digitally and provide access to cutting-edge research for customers working in specialist markets, worldwide.Job DescriptionThe Accountant is responsible for business specific deliverables for either a dedicated division or across multiple divisions. You will have responsibility and ownership for reporting on the profitability and associated balance sheets of your divisions.You will be responsible for offering support & guidance to colleagues on difficult issues as an expert within the team. You will also be considered as a specialist in the specific business division you are working in and responsible for the more complex, higher accounting skill duties.You will be responsible for ensuring a high value service is provided to key business partners and group through effective collaboration with your team and business counterparties.You will be expected to support the annual statutory audit process and ensure all MDM/GPO processes are followed.You must ensure that all company policies are adhered to and that specific duties are carried out within set time limits whilst providing an excellent level of service to all Informa customers and colleagues.Key responsibilitiesThe Accountant is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:---Prepare, reconcile and analyze where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas; this may cover multiple divisions.---Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system and SAP system---Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock)---Understand and apply within working practices the key drivers that impact the monthly Management Accounting reports---Assist in the production of financial analysis---Royalty, profit share and commission calculations---Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments---Analyze and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems---Assist with ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams---Calculate bonus/commissions provisions---Process intercompany transactions---Checking sub ledgers from internal departments---Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries---Capitalizing assets and running depreciation---Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts---Publish financial results in SAP FC---Budgeting, forecasting, modelling and analysis of direct cost base and divisional recharges (Global Support team only)---Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSCQualificationsSkills & Abilities---Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts---Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential---Remain approachable under pressure---Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems---Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy---Work as part of a team---Ability to complete a variety of related tasks---Pro-actively solve problems---Excellent Customer Service skills---Good time management skills---Ability to be flexible within role---Excellent oral and written communication skills---Highly organized, diligent with attention to detailKnowledge & Qualifications---Good knowledge and understanding of R2R processes within your area---A good knowledge of SAP system---Knowledge of best practice in an R2R environment---Recognized qualification/Accounting degree preferable (SSC Specific)---2 years relevant accounting experienceAdditional InformationWhy work at Informa Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:Learning and development plan to assist with your career development 15 days PTO plus 9 national holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your birthday! Competitive Benefits with 401k match Paid parental leave Work with a high quality of specialist products and service Bright and friendly staff who are all "expert's experts" and additional training and development for helping you achieve your career aspiration ESPP - become a shareholder We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. See how Informa handles your personal data when you apply for a job here.

Keywords: Informa Group Plc., Sarasota , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Sarasota, Florida

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