Corporate Business Accountant

Rugby Recruitment
Slough, UK
31 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Business Accountant - Slough

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Job Description:

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller.

No direct reports, you will not be Managing a team, although this role significantly influences the activities of the wider finance team, confident negotiation skills are required for this post.

The key internal contacts of this role are:

·Finance Controller and Financial Accountants.

·Operational team of Finance Business Partners.

·Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Managers.

·Corporate Tax Finance Manager

·Global SOX team members in USA and Poland.

·Group Finance contacts in UK, USA and Poland.

The key external contacts of this role are:

PwC - external statutory and SOX auditors.


Core Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

·Management of year end US GAAP reporting, local UK statutory reporting and associated external group audit processes.

·Management of internal SOX programs within finance including advising control owners, testing of controls, monitoring compliance and updating controls where necessary.

·Liaison with SOX contacts within IT, Global SOX team members in USA and Poland and ensuring compliance with Global SOX program.

·Month end accounting and close activities including journal posting, results analytical review, balance sheet reconciliation, budgeting and forecasting.

·Participate in quarterly balance sheet review process to identify areas of risk and opportunity.

·Liaison with Corporation Tax Manager to ensure correct tax accounting.

·Manage compliance with internal process management system including collection of monthly KPI data and documentation of work instructions.

·Participation in ad hoc projects such as revenue recognition reviews, systems implementations and changes in financial processes.

Experience Required

·You will be an experienced part-qualified, newly qualified or QBE accountant.

·You will have experience of month end and year end close processes, group reporting and UK statutory accounting.

·You will have experience of SOX environments and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of controls and processes and testing thereof.

·You will have the ability to work independently and be able to influence your colleagues whilst creating mutually supportive working relationships.

·You will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, internally and externally.

·You will have the ability to organise and prioritise your workload.

·You will have the ambition to learn and develop in a supportive yet challenging environment.

·You will be thorough with attention to detail and perseverance.

·You will have an awareness of the commercial implications of accounting decisions.

This role is working within a team of 15 staff within Finance

This role would suit a candidate who has experience working within a large corporate environment and experience with American owned companies.

This role will involve security clearance.

Salary £55,000 - £60,000 + 8% Bonus

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Excellent Company Benefits - 25 days holiday + BankHolidays

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