Participate in the production of management accounts (both P&L and Capex) for Barcelona Center on a timely and accurate basis, working closely with the Overseas Finance Partner (OFP) and external accountancy firm.
Also producing insightful commentary and carrying out period end review meetings with budget holders
Proactively support business partners in identifying risks and opportunities, phasing of costs, procurement processes and accounting rules, both local legislation and IFRS.
Build budgets and forecasts in conjunction with OFP and budget holders. Also provide commentary on key drivers behind variances
Coordinate and control Payroll process in cooperation with external accounting services provider
Support business partners on capital approval requests for new projects
Process invoices (AP and AR) in an accurate and timely manner and ensure compliance with appropriate standards
Support and control work from external consultants in the application of R+D bonuses and deductions,
Support ad hoc requests for analysis and information related to Ocado HQ in the UK,from Overseas Finance Partner, Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Directors and their direct reports
Own external audit process for the Spanish entity,
Bank and credit card statement reconciliations and sharing information with accountancy firm,
Financial controlling of employee’s benefits for payroll,
Employee’s timesheets completion control
Reporting activities like, staff’s travel / expenses, training and entertainment spend
Maintain and enhance financial controls ensuring accuracy and robustness of reporting and budgeting processes
Monitoring the transactional data & eliminating potential finance and / or payroll errors
Implement law / social / tax in conjunction with the external accountancy
Provide administrative support to Central Team and Employees
Relationship with bank entities
Must demonstrate a strong commercial understanding of the Ocado business, which is reflected in the reports, analysis and commentaries provided
Continually look to improve the processes and reporting for the business
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
University Degree in Finance or Accounting (ADE)
Previous experience in a similar role
Fluent in English and Spanish
Active experience of different responsibilities within Finance, comfortable with new tasks and projects
Advanced Excel skills are essential
Experience of period management accounts, analysis and commentary
Experience of budgeting and forecasting
Experience in supporting finance and non-finance teams
System skills including mainstream accounting packages e.g. Oracle and Hyperion
Experience of practical application of accounting rules around capitalisation of costs
Approachable and collaborative style, actively contributing to decisions and improvements in a fast paced environment to become a trusted business partner
Excellent communication as the role requires interaction across many functions of the business, both financial and non-financial and at all levels
Being detail oriented will be essential for the role, but also being able to explain the big picture
Excellent time management and organisational skills, demonstrating high levels of accuracy, thoroughness and reliability whilst coping under pressure
Proactive in dealing with business challenges, having a flexible approach and responding to the changing nature of Ocado in a timely manner
Learn fast, actively improving skills and knowledge and getting feedback to adapt as you go
What we can offer you :
A relaxed, international, talented, creative and friendly environment, where we will provide you with the best tools to develop amazing stuff.
We invest in our employees, ensuring we provide them with the best in-house and external training programs available. We also really encourage people to attend conferences and be involved in the local developer community.
Flexible working hours with short Fridays
Reduced hours in August
25 days of holidays per year
Private Health Insurance
Life Insurance (3x your salary)
Gym membership discounts
Fresh fruit, snacks, tea and coffee
Monthly social events
Table football, board games and Nintendo Switch
Tech Talks and internal trainings
Developer exchange programmes between centers
English and Spanish language courses
We are right next to Sants station, a central area of Barcelona. We growing rapidly making it a very exciting time to join!
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Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.