Accountant

Recruiter
JAM Recruitment Ltd
Location
Lytham
Salary
£25 - £27 p hour
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Accountant/ Preston/ Initial 4 Month Contract/ £27LTD per hour My client is a well respected engineering organisation who is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workoad, they are currently looking to recruit an Accountant to join their dedicated team of professionals to be based out of their impressive operations in the Preston area. This is an initial 4 month contract and is paying a rate of £27LTD per hour. Please find the role description below: Job Description The Financial Accounts Overseas team provides financial accounting to support to a selection of companies that form part of my clients reporting structure, this includes both UK and Overseas registered entities, branch office and overseas Imprests. This support involves all areas of the balance sheet, monthly management accounting and internal and external reporting requirements. The team provides the service across SAP, BaaN and Sage accounting systems, encompassing control account reconciliation, trial balance production, input into TM1, the HFM reporting tool and Group Tax Packs. Due to a move in the team, a role is now available that will support a number of overseas branch offices and entities, coordinating the updating of bank mandates across all entities and branches supported by the team and liaising with third parties including, in-country fiscal representative and global shared services. This role will provide a unique opportunity to be involved in the complete financial management of an entity through to the filing of statutory accounts. Additional Information As a Financial Accountant - Overseas your skills and experience must include: Knowledge of business process is essential as are strong excel skills. Strong interpersonal skills are required to deal with the stakeholders, assignees in country and foreign suppliers. Financial accounting knowledge both internal for reporting and external for accounting standards would be advantageous but training will be provided. Experience of SAP and BaaN is advantageous. Attention to detail is critical, you must be able to work as part of small team but take responsibility for your assigned entities. You must be able to work well under pressure and achieve tight deadlines. It is essential that you are able to deal with stakeholders, entities and compliance regimes located across a number of countries Responsibilities The main responsibilities as a Financial Accountant - Overseas would be; To provide financial governance to the assigned legal entities and associated branches Processing, reviewing and posting financial transactions on SAP BaaN and Sage Preparation of monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations Supporting both internal and external compliance, tax returns, COSAs etc. Provision of timely and accurate reporting information using both TM1 and HFM Active participation in the short term and long term forecasting for the entities ranging from IBP to day to day cash flow The Individual Part/Fully CIMA Qualified. Work well in a team with excellent communication and team working skills with attention to detail. Strong Excel skills is essential Please register interest by submitting an up to date CV without delay. John Sadler JAM Recruitment View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.
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