Finance & Control
Job Type
12-month fixed term contract

Business Overview:

Sony UK Technology Centre is a division of Sony Europe Limited. We are the only manufacturing centre for Sony in Europe and have over 500 highly skilled team players who help create some of the most advanced technology on the global market. The heart of today’s operation at Pencoed is centered on the manufacture of high technology Broadcast and Professional Cameras and Systems including the latest industry leading 4K technology. Alongside this we provide contract manufacturing solutions for multiple non-Sony branded businesses. This collaborative approach to contract manufacturing has produced many commercial successes over the years, including the best-selling British computer of all time, the Raspberry Pi. Further, we are the home of a Sony customer service and solutions centre, a Business Incubation Centre and much more.

Do you like to explore, and do you have strong interpersonal skills? Are you energised by driving strategic growth? Then Sony UK Technology Centre is where you should be!

Role Overview:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to join a fast-paced operations Corporate Strategy Group on a temporary basis as a Finance Analyst. The successful candidate must have a ‘hands-on’ approach with various accounting tasks including, but not be limited to, balance sheet management, internal reporting and statutory accounts preparation. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an interest and/or experience in process development and innovation, working in line with our current Mid-Range Plan.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ability to collaborate with other teams within the organisation
  • Balance Sheet transaction understanding and management
  • Finance reporting and monthly meetings
  • Month end reporting and data entry
  • Supporting Statutory Accounts Preparation
  • Understanding Corporate Accounting policy and enforcing rules
  • Understanding Risk Exposure
  • Process analysis and improvements

Person Qualities:

Essential criteria:

  •  Previous experience of working in a fast-paced Finance Team
  • Full/Part Accounting Qualification
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the confidence to do so
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Highly motivated, using initiative to prioritize own workload
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Trustworthy and reliable

Desirable criteria:

  • Prior experience of working within an Electronics or Mechanical Manufacturing/design
  • Previous experience working with Oracle system

What we can offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Access to Financial Wellbeing App – Bippit
  • Private health care (subject to service)
  • Generous Company pension scheme with x10 life assurance
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus.
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen

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