The Estee Lauder Companies Global Information Systems - EMEA Regional Assistant Accountant (Maternity 1 year FTC) in Fareham, United Kingdom

Global Information Systems - EMEA Regional Assistant Accountant (Maternity 1 year FTC)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


An exciting opportunity has arisen in GIS for a maternity cover secondment in a regional accounting role, offering the candidate the diversity and challenge of working in a regional organisation involving multiple entities across EMEA / UK. The role will assist the Regional Assistant Finance Manager in developing and performing financial reporting and analysis, and implementing and enforcing financial control. They will be a team player within the EMEA / UK community for the Regional GIS functions, affiliates, plants and regional offices, and also in the wider Global IS community including Global IS Finance.

The role requires the individual to support the Regional Assistant Finance Manager in the following:

  • Developing annual GIS expense and capital budgets

  • Preparation of monthly reporting pack

  • Monthly analysis and reporting of expense actual versus budget

  • Monthly analysis and reporting of capital spend versus budget

  • Tracking of inter-company cross charges

  • Tracking and rebilling of project labour

  • Preparation of forward expense estimates

  • Reconciliation and reporting of headcount

  • Month close review of GIS cost centres

  • Preparation of ad hoc presentation requests.


Essential experience and/or qualifications required:

  • Intention to study for Accountancy exams or part qualified, preferably CIMA

  • Proactive and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Self motivated with the ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Experience of a budgeting and financial estimate process

  • Advanced Excel skills essential

  • Company systems experience appreciated including SAP, CPM

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-GB-ENG-Fareham

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 174985