Senior Technical Accountant

Sopra Steria Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sopra Steria Recruitment are now looking for a Senior Technical Accountant to join a fantastic organisation in Glasgow on permanent basis.

Senior Technical Accountant

£39,000 - £45,000 + benefits (including flexible working hours, fantastic pension, 28 days holidays + other)


A Senior Technical Accountant is being sought by a large organisation in Central Glasgow to deliver external and corporate reporting, interpret financial policies, implement best practices and maintain close relationships with senior stakeholders.

The key responsibilities the successful Senior Technical Accountant will undertake include:

  • Managing the provision and distribution of accurate and timely financial returns required for management reporting, statutory, partners and stakeholders, Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise, Corporation Tax, Group Accounting Policy.
  • Leading the relationship with external auditors, through the coordination of timetables, provision of information and delivery of valuations.
  • Managing the Financial ERP solution, with comprehensive reconciliations and controls for system interfaces, accounting hierarchy changes and delegated authority approvals
  • Managing the coordination of the year end, forecasting and budgeting cycles, ensuring delivery to partner timetables and compliance with business planning instructions.
  • Identifying, designing, developing and implementing process, technology and business change improvements and creating, updating and the approval of procedures, work instructions and documented controls
  • Developing accounting policies in line with accounting developments
  • Providing technical advice and training to ensure that staff can fully utilize their potentials, systems and internal resources to complete their respective tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Identifying control weaknesses and recommending control procedures to reduce risk and developing procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the systems and processes

To be considered for the position of Senior Technical Accountant, you must have:

  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, with relevant experience or possession of sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Strong technical ability and proven track record with IFRS
  • Ability to identify actions designed to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Experience of managing within a controls environment.
  • ORACLE E-business Suite experience would be highly advantageous.

If the position of Senior Technical Accountant sounds like your next challenge, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.