Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
Hoddesdon
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client has grown considerably over the past 15 years and have firmly established themselves as one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers and wholesalers within the food industry. They supply a comprehensive range of supplies and ingredients, to and in excess of 1000 customers nationwide.
Due to expansion and a merger with an overseas company the position of a "group financial accountant" has been established reporting to the FD and Company secretary, as well as overseas counterparties.

To support the the finance director in all financial responsibilities

To produce the monthly accounts for submission to local management and submission to overseas.
To complete the quarterly SAP reporting
To produce the forecast and budget submissions
To respond to ad hoc reporting requests form local management, UK Management and overseas as required.
To liaise with external accountants and auditors in relation to statutory accounts, tax compliance and audits.
To provide proactive commercial support and assistance for the management team.

Key Tasks
• To submit completed month end P&L, Balance Sheet and non financial information for use both by internal management and for overseas specific format for submission
• To provide margin and OPEX (operating expenses) commentary to budget and prior year variances to local UK Management as requested
• To complete quarterly IMAP and SAP reporting.
• To ensure all Intrastat and VAT reporting is correct.
• To develop reporting systems to assist local management, and to streamline and standardize reporting systems and processes across both entities – in line with UK reporting systems.
• To assist with provision of all relevant information to prepare annual tax returns and other tax compliance requirements
• To ensure strict adherence and compliance to internal control policies and procedures.
Budgeting and Forecasting

To produce the FC1 and FC2 and budget submission files for both
Key Tasks
• To prepare and collate all sales and margin (by product and by customer information) for inclusion in the budget.
• To populate and phase OPEX budget.
• To prepare all non financial information disclosures.
• To produce all commentary and variance analysis for inclusion in the budget presentation packs.

You will be a qualified accountant with at least 1 years post qualification experience.

A second european language desirable.

Degree educated,ACA/CIMA Very Desirable.

• Production of management/financial accounts
• Financial modelling – P&L, balance sheet and cash-flow
• Commercial Business background

• Strong numerical and analytical skills
• Advanced knowledge of full MS Office package
• Ability to deliver reliable output on time within a pressurised environment
• Good communication skills – verbal and written
• Desire to continually improve, challenging existing processes and procedures.

Desirable; • Good technical knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS accounting standards
• Experience of SAP
• Knowledge of Integrated
Accounting packages
• Knowledge and experience of creating and extracting.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
• Can demonstrate a commitment to producing high quality work to challenging deadlines
• Pro active and committed to driving change
• Can demonstrate a strong work ethic with a commitment to continual personal and professional improvement

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