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Financial Accountant

Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 46098
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Financial Accountant

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join a well-established F&A team. The successful candidate will have extensive accounting experience and will support the business as usual on a 6 month fixed-term basis.

Main Task and Responsibilities:

  • Support with the IFRS 15 revenue recognition contract review
  • Consolidation Preparation for multiple entities using BPC consolidation system
  • Support team with quarterly reporting to Japan and preparation Group reporting schedules (Hi-Tree)
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and review
  • Document relevant IFRS processes and procedures
  • Statutory accounts preparation of Hitachi Europe Group and other subsidiaries
  • Year end audit support
  • Support FC on technical accounting queries
  • Provide support for JSox
  • Support implementation of group risk compliance system (GRC)
  • Support SAP governance

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Chartered Accountant with experience post qualification
  • Proficient with SAP, BPC (consolidation system) and desirable Hi-Tree
  • Experience with Statutory accounts preparation and IFRS
  • Able to manipulate large amount of data from different data sources

Personal Profile:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities
  • Sound business knowledge
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail

Reporting Lines:

  • Reporting to the Financial Controller
  • No responsibility for direct reports


Benefits Package:
Company Funded Benefits:

  • Market competitive salary 
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee):

  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children
  • Health screening
  • Dining card

Company Overview 

Hitachi Europe Ltd is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems. 
HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Communications & Sustainability, and Business Development. 




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