Accountant - 8 Month FTC

Recruiter
Badenoch & Clark
Location
Cambridge
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are currently working with a excellent organisation based in Cambridge who are looking to recruit an Accountant for an 8 month fixed term contract.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of accounting rules.
* Demonstrated understanding of requirements to file VAT/Corporate Tax returns.
* Demonstrated ability to work with external auditors/advisors to deliver Statutory Filings in compliance with local GAAP.
* Good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with both Finance and non-Finance personnel.
* Good organisational and time management skills.
* Accurate with good attention to detail.
* Ability to work in a team or independently as required.
* Good computer skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the ability to learn appropriate ERP software.

Primary Accountabilities

* Manage relationship with Payroll Bureau
* Review/approve payrolls
* Manage relationship with auditors/external accounting advisors
* Identify/monitor changes in accounting rules
* Prepare/review local statutory accounts and reconcile to US GAAP
* Prepare/review supporting schedules/evidence for audit of accounts
* Manage relationship with indirect tax authorities
* Identify/monitor changes in indirect tax rules
* Review/adjust transactions making up indirect tax balances
* Assist preparation of indirect tax returns
* Pay/recover VAT/Tax credit/corporate tax owed/receivable
* Prepare cash flow forecasts
* Maintain adequate balances in bank accounts
* Train operational employees
* Perform a variance analysis on monthly income statement and propose adjustments as necessary
* Maintain timely and accurate general ledger records for the assigned companies
* Ensure compliance to and maintenance of internal controls in accordance with the Sarbanes Oxley act and local tax and accounting legislation
* Propose significant provisions required
* Review/approve monthly balance sheet reconciliations and ensure necessary actions are taken as a result.

Education and Experience:

* Recognised accounting qualification from an appropriately accredited institution such as ACCA or CIMA
* Minimum two years' experience in a Finance role either as partially qualified or qualified

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