Financial Accountant

Reed Finance
London (Central)
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A unique opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified Accountant to join a large, international Insurance firm. The role will support the Corporate Finance Team and covering Financial Reporting, production of Management Information and responsibility for all Payroll Accounting. The role will report into the Finance Manager and is an excellent opportunity.

Key responsibilities:

• Support the Corporate Finance, Cash and Accounts Payable Team with preparation of accurate and timely financial reporting and management information.
• Review and reconciliation of the monthly outsourced payroll for London, Dublin, Singapore and Zurich, including expatriate payroll.
• Manage outsourced payroll vendor.
• Assist with tax withholding calculations related to employee mobility (e.g. LTI awards) including managing external vendor and liaising with employees.
• Assisting with ad-hoc payroll and benefit queries for employees in London, Dublin, Singapore and Zurich.
• Ensure payroll process is SOX compliant.
• Knowledge of payroll tax legislation and resulting payroll implications.
• Review and post the monthly salary journals and quarterly compensation accruals.
• Prepare monthly and quarterly compensation & benefits variance analysis.
• Assisting with the preparation of Annual Compensation budget’s for London, Dublin, Singapore and Zurich.
• Support the Finance Director, Global & Local Finance and HR Teams with ad-hoc reporting relating to compensation and benefits or corporate finance for internal reporting purposes or special projects as needed.
• Provide internal and external auditors with information related to quarterly reviews and year-end audit, including SOX404 processes for payroll.
• Complete the Annual Directors’ Remuneration Certificates for London & Dublin.

Applicants will need to be qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent and have strong financial accounting experience including strong knowledge of international payroll accounting. The company offers a competitive remuneration package and opportunity to work in a broad Financial Accounting Role.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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