Group Financial Accountant

Badenoch & Clark
East Sussex
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark is working with a highly esteemed company based out of East Sussex to recruit a Group Financial Accountant. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, problem-solver and act as a go-to person for accounting knowledge. The role involves taking ownership of the statutory accounts, leading the audit process and ensuring Tax compliance
Reporting to the Group Finance Controller, you will be required to ensure balance sheet integrity and compliance with appropriate policies and standards for financial control. As such, you must have exemplary attention to detail as well as the communicative capacity to relay pivotal information to all necessary stakeholders throughout all tiers of the company.
Key Accountabilities:
*Completion of consolidated and individual company statutory accounts
*Ensure compliance with all Financial standards and company accounting policies
*Manage the audit process, liaising with external auditors and ensuring adherence to the audit timetable and data requests
*Manage and oversee Corporation Tax, VAT and CIS compliance and processes, liaising and managing external advisors as required
*Ensure that company expense policies and processes are fully compliant with relevant tax regulations
*Ensure compliance to financial processes, policies and procedures relating to management of the Group's and subsidiary companies' balance sheet accounts
*Participate in monthly accounts review meetings and support continual improvement in quality and process

*Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with experience gained both in accounting practice and industry, and with good experience of sectors with long-term project accounting requirements
*Strong technical accounting skills (FRS102 experience essential) and the drive to keep up to date with future developments
*Strong experience of Statutory Account preparation and audit
*Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel
*Strong familiarity with Corporation Tax, VAT and PAYE requirements

Due to the location this role is only suitable to those with a valid UK driving license. The role provides a car allowance and has easily accessible routes from Haywards Heath, Crawley, East Grinstead, Crowborough, and Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.