European Accounting CoE Work Stream Leader - KPB/12111

Recruiter
Bruckshaw Associates
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our prestigious and very successful manufacturing client is looking to appoint an experienced Accountant for a 12 month contract. This critical role will play a key part in the building of a shared service centre. A key skill will be forming close relationships with numerous departments in order to deliver. Daily duties include:

• Responsible for the process design, accounting & controls for a number of balances of the sites
• Engage with a broad range of Finance teams, business partners and on occasion operational teams in order to ensure the balances under your control are accounted for consistently, compliantly and as efficiently as possible
• Supporting teams at month ends and quarter ends to close the books in the most efficient manner possible
• Act as a key part of the development of the Global Operations teams, guiding, mentoring and influencing where required
• Produce consolidated quarterly balance sheet commentaries for review by P&L leaders and Controllership
• Thoroughly analyse & understand balance sheet to drive operating performance in the business, identify opportunities and associated risks
• Produce & review monthly/quarterly reconciliations of local ledgers to reported US GAAP ledgers
• Write & consult on technical papers & proposals where required on arising accounting matters
• Management of staff under your control
• Ad hoc reporting requirements as required

Essential Requirements:

• Degree qualified or equivalent
• Fully qualified professional accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA/QBE) with post qualification experience in a large company
• Strong background in Financial Accounting
• Be able to show you can develop strong cross functional relationships & networks in order to complete your work
• Experienced in managing or influencing teams/individuals
• Able to fluently speak and write in English language
• Self starter who can demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative. You must be able to show you can pick up new challenges and run with