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Job description

The Senior Treasury Accountant sits in the Treasury Accounting team, within Corporate Services. This is a high-profile role with the key responsibility to perform and manage all accounting and reporting for the main financing entities for GSK's major joint ventures, Consumer Healthcare and ViiV. Stakeholders include Corporate Treasury, Consumer and ViIV Finance, auditors and senior management.

The Treasury Accounting team delivers value to GSK by providing financial oversight and business partnership across businesses within the Group. We are primarily responsible for providing accounting advice on hedging and funding strategies to Corporate Treasury and to report the nature of these transactions accurately.

This role is an ideal opportunity to continue to build on previous treasury and finance experience while gaining knowledge about the Treasury function and how the Group's activities are managed and accounted for within the Consumer and ViiV finance entities.

Key Responsibilities:

1) Prepare and post all required month end journals for the two finance entities. Journals to be raised in accounting systems. Preparation of trial balance;
2) Maintenance and preparation of accounting data for month end;
3) Prepare, review and comment on all control files to support trial balance;
4) Perform full reconciliations on balance sheet accounts providing commentary and movement analysis;
5) Upload trial balance into consolidation platform and perform controls
6) Produce year end statutory accounts in accordance with reporting deadlines
7) Ensure an effective control environment is maintained with controls carried out within deadlines
9) As part of this team, you will provide financial support for certain key deliverables and operate as a subject matter expert to provide support, assistance and guidance to the business as needed. These key deliverables include:
- Full statutory reporting for the ViiV and Consumer Healthcare business over key reporting periods working with senior stakeholder in these businesses.
9) Become a SAP Business Objects Analysis for Office ("AO") Champion by maintaining and enhancing the Treasury Accounting team's SAP suite of reports and be a representative in the AO Community of Practice to share knowledge, understanding and support across Corporate groups using the tool.
10) Continually reviewing processes and systems to identify improvements and opportunities, simplifying and automating where appropriate.
11) Support the Manager - with financial reporting obligations relating to the Treasury finance entities at key reporting periods and ad-hoc projects.

Please ensure you apply before 28th of June 2019 to ensure you're in the running!

(Please take a personal copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available online post closure)

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.
If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements, please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Why You?Basic qualifications:
• Part/ newly qualified ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA
• Experience of working within a Finance function
• Corporate treasury and/or treasury accounting highly desirable
• Exposure to foreign exchange contracts
• Have strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail
• A strong control focus is essential and knowledge of the GSK Internal Control Framework
• Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
• Working knowledge of SAP

Preferred qualifications:
• Communication skills: Must be able to communicate confidently and effectively (verbal and written) within the team and also with people in a range of disciplines from external auditors and other functions within GSK which may have varying levels of knowledge and understanding of Treasury's activities.
• Ability to work across boundaries: Stakeholders may be based in different locations around the world or within other functions within GSK.
• Ability to prioritise and work on multiple activities in parallel, and to embrace change: The role covers a few projects and activities with particular focus on meeting key reporting deadlines and delivering results.
• A high level of initiative and ability to work well within the team and independently.

Why GSK?:
GSK is a science-led, global healthcare company that produces innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
We are committed to overcoming some of the biggest challenges in global health; delivering products of value in a responsible, sustainable way; and providing access to medicine for the world's poorest communities.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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