Financial & Statutory Accountant

Recruiter
South East London & Kent
Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
42000.0000
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen with one of Kents largest employers within the FMCG Sector for a Financial Accountant.

With over 70 Brands, this multiple award winning & long established International firm has a Finance team of around 50 members in Kent.

This role is offered on a 12 month contract basis so you will need to be able to start within a one month notice period.

The purpose of this role is to provide financial support for the UK Services Limited arm and the Treasury Control functions for the UK group.

This role reports to an accounting and reporting manager, working with three other team members within a department of approximately fifty.

The individual will need to build relationships both internally and externally and provide support/education to non-Finance colleagues.

Duties:

• Preparation of statutory accounts and tax return and support to year end external audit.
• For actual, plan & LE reporting – produce P&L/commentary.
• Monthly Sarbox reports (including maintenance of lease summary for UK group).
• Management of Fixed Cost model and monthly preparation and analysis of SSC (inc IM, global & Hq) cost centres for actual, plan & LE reporting.
• Communication with cost centre managers – manage expectations and provide support as required.
• Develop Net Working Capital reporting for UK group – understanding the key drivers of cash generation for the UK group.
• Coordination of Microstrategy tool and group reporting.
• Understand and apply correct accounting treatment in line with UK & US GAAP reporting.
• Development of relationships with local banking partners and corporate treasury team.
• Power User for banking software – ensure Mandate up to date and appropriate training/support provided.
• Company secretarial.
• PSA
Short Term Liquidity Forecasting
• Preparation and submission of internal STLF forecasting for UK group.
• Improvement of accuracy.

Project Assignments
• Support the business with ad hoc queries as they arise
• Project work – recent examples include implementation of a new SAP interface for new payroll partner.

• A sound academic record – Qualified / Passed Finalist (ACCA/CIMA/ACA).
• Experience of SAP & HFM are Advantageous

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