Project Analyst - FTC for 3-4 months

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Project Analyst - FTC for 3-4 months

Entry date: immediately Job No.: R-019276
  • The Chiltern Railway Company Limited
  • Aylesbury
  • Finance / Controlling
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Application deadline: Open

IntroductionTo ensure that the cost and cash flow requirements on all capital expenditure and projects within the companies are accurately monitored and reported using the relevant accounting standards.To ensure that job specific activities do not introduce unacceptable business and safety risks to any aspect of the company operation, and that the appropriate policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to, ensuring that all such activities comply with the relevant sections of the Safety Case and the current Safety Plan. To ensure that finance systems are supported and maintained in line with company and group guidelines and to provide system assistance to the finance department To provide assistance on Ad hoc duties for the Senior Project Analyst, Head of financial reporting (HOFR) and also the financial controller (FC)  

Our offer

Cycle to Work Scheme

A healthier and cheaper way to commute with a tax efficient way to fund buying a bike.
 

Access to the 'The Village'

Enjoy discounts with major retailers through Arriva's employee benefits portal, The Village.
 

Employee Assistance Programme

A 24 hour helpline to support you through the challenges that life sometimes throws at you.
 

Pension

Helping you save for the future with access to a pension scheme.

More about the role...


To manage and administer capital expenditure (Capex) processes in line with company procedures

Report spend on capex each period with reasons for variances, producing summary and detailed reports for each project/asset

Liaise with project managers and attend monthly project meetings

Liaise with management accounting team on capex spend as necessary

Provide capex spend for cash flow reporting

Account for Work-In Progress in accordance with accounting policy

Reconcile fixed asset accounts

Assist in collating period end reconciliations

To provide the lead on key finance systems, with the direction of the HOFR, including future developments.

Administration and maintaining Reqlogic

Provide support on Ad hoc projects identified and agreed with the HOFR, Senior project Analyst and the Financial controller.

Assistance with year end statutory accounts and tax packs


BUDGETS AND FORECASTING


To prepare a bottom-up annual budget for the business collating Capex submissions for review 

Quarterly capex forecast for the balance sheet and cash flow for review internally and for submission to group

Ensuring proper working papers are kept for any Budget or Forecast assumptions.


OTHER


Assisting with the formulation of Procedures and System development.

Highlighting any weaknesses in internal controls or checks to the senior project Analyst

Other tasks as advised by Senior Project Analyst

Dotted line support to the Head of Financial Reporting, with work load to be agreed with the Senior Project Analyst

GEO Evidence – Ensure the collection and compliance of all GEO evidence.


What are we looking for in you?...


Working towards being or a Part Qualified Accountant studying with 2 years relevant experience, studying with a major accountancy body.


Knowledge and experience of a computer based accounting systems and good excel and systems skills.


Experience of Fixed Asset Accounting. 


Our offer

Cycle to Work Scheme

A healthier and cheaper way to commute with a tax efficient way to fund buying a bike.
 

Access to the 'The Village'

Enjoy discounts with major retailers through Arriva's employee benefits portal, The Village.
 

Employee Assistance Programme

A 24 hour helpline to support you through the challenges that life sometimes throws at you.
 

Pension

Helping you save for the future with access to a pension scheme.

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