Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
21 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working on a maternity cover position with a well known manufacturing business that are based on the outskirts of Ashford. The role of Financial Accountant will suit a fully qualified candidate, seeking temporary work, available on short notice.

Client Details

My client are a US owned manufacturing business that have a strong presence in the UK. They manufacture various well known products. They have an excellent working culture and are based at a pleasant office.


The role will include but not be limited to the following:

  • On a monthly basis, liaise with Accounts Payable to ensure all invoices are posted, post journals and accruals.

  • Check all departmental cost centres for accuracy of posting and investigate any anomalies or variances to Plan/PPR.

  • Post WIP Fixed Asset expenditure, capitalise any completed fixed assets and post monthly depreciation.

  • Settle month end assessment cycles into SAP reporting schedule.

  • Analyse Purchase Price Variances.

  • Prepare & submit ECC Sales & Intrastat Reports.

  • Spend 2 days a week assisting with the Plant Controller - Analysing Variances, Overhead Spend etc.

  • Assist with the Quarterly Tax Schedule for US GAAP.

  • Prepare & Submit Quarterly VAT Return.

  • Prepare quarterly US Schedules.

  • Prepare PPR working capital schedule for submission to the US.

  • Liaise with audit team and provide all information requested to ensure a smooth audit process.

  • Assist with the preparation of US Tax schedules.

  • Assist with the Sarbanes Oxley internal audit process.

  • Cash Flow Forecasting.

  • Ad hoc analysis of financial data.

  • Authorisation of payments in online banking system.

  • Various ongoing SAP projects.


Your profile will be similar to the following:

  • Recently qualified/passed finalist.
  • Manufacturing experience would be advantageous.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Great time management skills.
  • Good ability to build relationships with colleagues.

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package

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