Financial Accountant - General Ledger - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

CV34 6DA
United Kingdom

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £40,000 – £47,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 10%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

We’ve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But the world has grown, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before. So we’ve changed too. We know we can’t stand still or be complacent, so we’re planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and you’ll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy.

About the role

Ensure accounting records are accurate and appropriately support month end, half year, and year end reporting.

  • Effectively execute month end accounting processes, including
    • Intercompany mismatch correction and settlement.
    • System interfaces into SAP.
    • Journal postings.
  • Supervise the monthly delivery of the close programme, managing and escalating delivery risk as appropriate to the Process Manager – General Ledger.

About you

  • You will be a Part of Fully Qualified Accountant (CIMA, CPA, ACA, or ACCA)
  • With relevant finance experience in a shared service finance function
  • Previous experience in a finance role in a SoX environment
  • Previous experience working with offshore contracts
  • Experienced with reporting financial information and accounting and reporting pronouncements 
  • Governance, risk and internal control frameworks experience
  • Transaction and close process management 
  • Advanced user of SAP, business software and applications and Codeblock 

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing date

The closing date for this vacancy is 31st January 2019. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.