R2R Coordinator

Date: 4 Jul 2024

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

At Honda we embrace inclusion in our various policies, so whilst our contracts state that the hours are as required to fulfil the role with a minimum of 35 hours per week, we offer flexibility for when you work.  The regular office hours are 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday with a half hour lunch break & 08:00 – 13:00 on a Friday.  However, we offer flexibility of when you work with our daily flex-time start of between 07:00 and 11:00 providing that there is no business requirement.

Whilst there is no contractual right to work from home, the flexibility we offer is that you can request to work from home for a maximum of 50% of the working days in any one month, again providing there is no business requirement to attend the office.

 

 

Role:
This role is based within the Record to Report (R2R) function of the Honda Motor Europe finance team, providing support with General Accounting activities for both Honda entities located in the UK, with potential for exposure to other areas of Finance including Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Tax and Audit. The role not only provides a great understanding of what a Finance department in a multi-national company does but allows you to get fully involved in activities gaining first-hand experience of reconciliations, journals, and financial statements production and analysis.

 

The role will be responsible for performing key accounting tasks such as Balance Sheet reconciliations and business partnering with cost centre Managers. Responsible for coordinating Internal and External audits, working with business partners and audit teams.

 

The Finance department is responsible for providing our business areas with timely and insightful financial information, and as such there may also be opportunities to get involved in projects requiring financial assistance and data analysis. We require a pro-active, hard-working and flexible individual who can assist the commercial accountants with delivering work to support these projects.


Main Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with month end routines, including file set-up, coordinate meetings with cost centre managers, and the accurate preparation and posting of journals accounting systems.
  • Detailed Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist with cost centre accounting and reporting.
  • Liaise with Risk and Control department to coordinate Internal Sox Audits.
  • Data analysis for Finance Managers.
  • Assist with ad hoc project work in the finance area.
  • Contribute to R2R transformation into a functional organization.


Qualifications, skills and experience:
Required

  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential, as is the ability to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands and conditions.
  • Basic PowerPoint and Word knowledge.
  • A self-starter who works well both individually and as part of a team.
  • The candidate will have an interest in developing a career in Finance. 

 

Desirable

  • Advanced Excel skills preferred (ideally to include VLOOKUP and pivot tables).
  • Knowledge of SAP and Oracle Hyperion Planning would be an advantage, but full training will be given.

Honda is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in the workplace for all employees, temporary workers, contractors, applicants and visitors. Honda also encourages respect for the individual differences and talents of others while making full use of one's own abilities, based on Honda's philosophy of respect for the individual.

At Honda, we value and celebrate diversity and are committed to being a fair, non-discriminatory company that promotes and welcomes the uniqueness and differences of people around the world. We recognise that a diverse workforce allows for different ideas and perspectives, and we encourage everyone to share them. We strive to foster a culture of belonging that is consistent with Honda's core values and lived out in the way we work and respect each other. For us at Honda, diversifying our workforce means increasing its overall strength by providing people with equal opportunities - regardless of personal characteristics or previous careers.

This commitment flows directly from the Honda philosophy and the belief that we are all working towards a common goal. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes the most qualified/experienced individuals at all levels without regard to race, origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.


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