Financial Accountant
Finance, London
Financial Accountant
Finance, London

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open  golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

The Financial Accountant role will be UK based with reporting to the Finance Manager. The role will be carried out based our “work where it works” policy, giving the flexibility to work from home, with the option to work from the office when it necessary or beneficial.


NTT Data UK Limited is in the process of absorbing its sister company via a legal integration. Alongside this process, the business is overhauling its internal IT architecture and ERP. The role will be focused on supporting core compliance and month-end activities, and other key business processes on the Company during this period of significant change.

As Financial Accountant you will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA qualified, or an equivalent professional affiliation), either through industry or practice, and 2 - 3 year minimum post qualified experience. You will possess strong relationship building skills with staff from multiple finance functions both in the UK, Spain and our offshore service centers in India to ensure timely and accurate information.

  • This role will be suitable for someone seeking a minimum 12 month temporary engagement and is able to quickly and reliably pick up key financial accounting activities with limited supervision.
  • Completion of statutory reporting obligations, including acting as a key liaison for the audit process
  • Supporting our Offshore teams with month-end and quarter end requirements, including reviewing of reporting, reconciliations and journals
  • Ensuring timeliness and accuracy of VAT filings and compliance obligations in multiple jurisdictions
  • Assisting with quarterly tax calculation and supporting our external tax advisers with the corporation tax computations in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Assisting with tax various tax governance processes
  • Supporting the business with key aspects of our purchase to pay function and order to cash functions, including supplier due diligence and monitoring of debtors
  • Weekly cash flow analysis and monitoring
  • Supporting the business in providing financial information for bid work
  • Ad hoc support on ERP transition/integration activities and providing financial accounting

What you'll need:

  • 2 - 3 years post qualified ACA, CA, ACCA or equivalent
  • IFRS trained and experience of reporting accounts on an IFRS basis, including a working knowledge of IFRS 15
  • Experience in preparing statutory accounts under IFRS based framework
  • Strong fundamental accounting skills
  • Experience of working with various aspects of tax compliance
  • Strong work ethic – must be comfortable handling multiple competing priorities and taking responsibility for their work to a high standard and deadlines.
  • Strong Excel / financial analytical skills including the ability to provide clear, meaningful commentary
  • Excellent attention to detail, efficient and organized
  • Be able to manage tasks with limited supervision
  • Strong organisational, planning and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience working in large organization accounting software package. SAP would be an advantage

...and finally:

The focus on Clients, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

We don't look for finished articles. We look for people who want to continue their career growth alongside NTT DATA 's.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

A people focused business

Excellent opportunities to grow your career, including an online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills.

A varied client base

…And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Stuart Daley
Chief Operating Officer

2 Royal Exchange

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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