Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Cantel UK Limited
Location
Southend-on-Sea
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY:

Responsible for supporting the general accounting duties required to compile and produce accurate financial accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with the coordination of the monthly closing process and support in ensuring the monthly reporting packages are completed, reviewed and submitted to corporate in a timely manner.

Take responsibility for specific account analyses and monthly reconciliations for the more technical accounting areas

Review reconciliations and journals as part of month end

Maintain the integrity of account reconciliations, key financial schedules and other financial reporting

Coaching more junior members of the finance team

Support efforts to complete detailed monthly P&L and balance sheet reviews, identifying and explaining significant movements and ensuring accuracy of balances and underlying support.

Develop strong software system knowledge, assist in system upgrades

Provide recommendations for continued process improvements, and implement where appropriate.

Assist with preparing comprehensive supporting disclosure documentation for quarterly and year-end S.E.C. filings requirements.

Work closely with internal/external auditors, compiling and providing requested information and responding to various requests required to complete their audits.

Manage internal process documentation and compliance with SOX controls. Support the annual testing procedures, implement any required remediation’s and ensure there are no remaining deficiencies at July 31.

Manage ad hoc finance projects

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

Qualified Accountant or equivalent is required with at least three to five years of relevant experience

Must be proficient with accounting principles, procedures, practices and financial accounting software

Strong analytical and problem solving skills are critical to success

Multinational experience with foreign currency translations and intercompany activity a plus.

Position requires good interpersonal skills in dealing with team members at all levels in the company.

Experience in a manufacturing environment would be a big positive

Able to prioritize and work to tight deadlines


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