Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Badenoch & Clark
Location
Reading
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are currently working with an International Pharmaceutical Business that has an opening for a Financial Accountant to be responsible for key aspects of Financial Accounting and to manage the Accounts Receivable area. Also acting as a Financial and Accounts Receivables Business Partner for Business Functions.

*Identify issues and trends on an ongoing basis that may prevent the Business achieving its financial targets. Provide financial information and potential solutions to Business & Financial Management.

*Completion of Financial Accounting processes regarding (but not limited to) Stock, Sales Rebates, Balance Sheet, payroll Reviews, General Ledger analysis, Fixed Assets, Capital Expenditure, VAT and Company Benefit Rate within specific timescales.

*Manage the Accounts Receivable area to ensure that: bad debt is minimised; DSO targets are achieved; queries are dealt with in a timely fashion, systems data is accurate and timely (prices and customer master data)

*Acts as a Key user and contact for Financial Accounting. Advise Financial and Functional Management concerning financial implications of specific projects; this could include commercial, accounting standards impacts, fiscal and legal perspectives.

*Manage the Stock Accounting Processes. Complete relevant reporting and statutory accounting requirements. Liaising with internal & external Stakeholders on the stocktake process.

*Monthly and quarterly review of financial statements.

*Identify issues and trends on an ongoing basis that may prevent the Business achieving its financial targets. Provide financial information and potential solutions to Business & Financial Management.

*Active member of the Finance team to share knowledge and best practice as appropriate to ensure adequate cover and increase knowledge within the team.

*Lead, manage and develop team member performance and motivation by providing coaching, training, regular feedback and supporting development.

*Key contact & lead for the communication and the internal coordination of Year End process.

Requirements

* Experience in commercially driven, customer facing role

* Accounting systems experience, SAP, intermediate or advanced MS Office
applications experience

* Some experience of supervising other Finance staff

* Experience in Pharma Industry

* Enjoys working as part of a team

* Would consider themselves a "self-starter"

* Excellent communication skills

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.