Wade Macdonald
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accountant - 6 months temporary to permanent - Newbury - £35,000/year

Wade Macdonald have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join a thriving, global organisation based in Newbury.

The duties of the role entail:

Accounts Payable

Process and communicate intercompany recharge requests

Ensure intercompany transactions are fully reconciled and handle any queries around this

Be the central point of contract for the in-house system and monitoring/tracking purchase orders for the UK


Support local HR team and SSC with monthly payroll processing

Enter and reconcile payroll transactions monthly

Calculate, monitor and reconcile employee bonus, commission and benefits entries monthly

Provide actual vs forecast and budget analysis of headcount related data monthly

Maintain headcount reporting by cost centre, communicating changes as necessary

Month End Reporting

Manage the completion of the month end close (managing and reconciling accruals and prepayments, intercompany accounting, review of P&L and Balance Sheet)

Reconcile the balance sheet monthly

Create the month end file of all journals and supporting documentation

Complete month end reporting of actuals vs forecast, budget and prior year

Create and manage the monthly cash flow forecasting process

Monitor and report on cash flow variances, taking corrective action if necessary

Sarbanes Oxley Reporting

Produce monthly SOX reporting inputs for the branch

Highlight any issues to the Finance Business Partner and take corrective action

Support creation of regional reports and resolution of queries

Forecasting & Budgeting

Manage the inputs to the monthly forecast and annual budget process in line with regional requests

Enter forecast adjustments and budget entries into the reporting system

Produce reports

Statutory Reporting: UK&I

Responsible for Intrastat Reporting monthly

Responsible for calculation, reporting and payment VAT monthly

Manage Corporation Tax calculations and payments

Completion of ad hoc annual reports and inputs as requested

Manage annual statutory payroll related reporting

Plan and manage all internal and annual external audits

Be the point of contact with external audit team

The candidate should:

Have a proven track record working in an accounts department

Be either a recently qualified accountant, or qualified by experience

Must exhibit strong numerical and analytical skills

Be able to work to deadlines and provide clear and concise updates

Have experience of the Oracle finance system

Good experience of Excel

Experience of UK&I Statutory Reporting is an advantage

Accountant - 6 months temporary to permanent - Newbury - £35,000/year

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity