UK Financial Accountant

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Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
Newbury
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
29 Apr 2017
Closes
28 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Finance are currently recruiting for as large US owned multinational business based in Newbury to recruit a UK Financial Accountant

Great benefits are on offer as well as ample parking and the chance to be part of a business who really look after their employees.

The Financial Accountant is a key role in the NI Northern Europe Regional Finance Team with responsibility for supporting the accounts payable, banking and month end processes, UK&I statutory reporting activities and supporting regional accounts receivable activities.

Month End Reporting:
o Manage the completion of the month end close (managing and reconciling accruals & prepayments, intercompany accounting, review of P&L and Balance Sheet)
o Reconcile the balance sheet monthly
o Create the month end file of all journals and supporting documentation
o Complete month end reporting of actuals vs forecast, budget and prior year
o Create and manage the monthly cash flow forecasting process
o Monitor and report on cash flow variances, taking corrective action if necessary

Sarbanes Oxley Reporting:
o Produce monthly SOx reporting inputs for the branch
o Highlight any issues to the Finance Business Partner and take corrective action
o Support creation of regional reports and resolution of queries

Forecasting & Budgeting:
o Manage the inputs to the monthly forecast and annual budget process in line with regional requests
o Enter forecast adjustments and budget entries into the Hyperion reporting system
o Produce Hyperion reports

Statutory Reporting: UK&I
o Responsible for Intrastat Reporting monthly
o Responsible for calculation, reporting and payment VAT monthly
o Manage Corporation Tax calculations and payments
o Completion of ad hoc annual reports and inputs as requested
o Manage annual statutory payroll related reporting
o Plan and manage all internal and annual external audits
o Be the point of contact with external audit team

Accounts Payable:
o Process & communicate intercompany recharge requests timely
o Ensure intercompany transactions are fully reconciled and queries resolved timely
o Be the central point of contact for iProcurement system and monitoring/tracking Purchase Orders for the UK
o Approve UK supplier invoices prior to processing
o Be the central point of contact for UK banking activities
o Support review & completion of accounts payable and bank reconciliations monthly
o Define and communicate bi-monthly payment schedule for employee expenses
o Ensure all expenses are approved for payment in advance of the payment deadlines

Payroll:
o Support local Human Resources team and Shared Service Centre with monthly payroll processing
o Enter and reconcile payroll transactions monthly
o Calculate, monitor and reconcile employee bonus, commission and benefits entries monthly
o Provide actual vs forecast and budget analysis of headcount related data monthly
o Maintain headcount reporting by cost centre, communicating changes as necessary

To be considered for this role you will either be a qualified accountant or qualified by experience with demonstrable relevant experience.

Additionally you will have strong numerical and analytical skills & high attention to detail. The ability to prioritize, work independently and reliably whilst supporting the activities managed by the Financial Shared Service Centre (FSSC) and the rest of the Finance Team is key.

A can do attitude is essential, along with a focus on continuous improvement & managing change. 

You will show commitment to working in a diverse and remote team, have strong communication skills and be able to build effective relationships with internal & external customers .

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