Senior Accountant - 12 Month Contract

Walker Hamill Ltd
Covent Garden
£50,000 - £55,000 - depending on experience
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the world's largest Media companies. Due to maternity leave they are looking for a bright and dynamic Senior Accountant to join its finance team on a 12 month contract. The successful individual will have strong SOX experience and be communicative and meticulous in their work. An immediate start is required.

Job Description:

- Ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and The Company's Standards by taking part in the annual SOX testing procedure.
- Assisting withpreparation, completion and audit of statutory accounts for all UK legal entities.
- Assisting in preparation of VAT, EC Sales and returns for UK and Irish tax authorities.
- Reviewing and reporting of Foreign VAT incurred by the company.
- Maintaining balance sheet account.
- Preparation of monthly and quarterly balance sheet reconciliations.
- Supporting the Corporate Tax department by preparing supporting schedules for tax calculations and any ad-hoc tax audit requirements.
- Liaising with various teams on distribution projects.
- Identifying areas of improvement within current processes.
- Maintaining the current high standard of service provided in an efficient manner.


- SOX experience is essential.
- Fully Qualified Accountant - ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent.
- Educated to degree level.
- Highly communicative and ability to engage with colleagues and stakeholders alike.
- A Team-player with a hands on attitude and ability to think creatively in problem-solving.
- Strong technical skills and driven to produce high performance results.
- Excellent Excel skills.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see [URL removed]
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