Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Westerham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1159159275
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at a well known and prestigious business for a Financial Accountant. The right candidate will have experience as a financial accountant and be a qualified chartered accountant. Must be strong on Excel and have a good understanding of IFRS.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will work within a team where their responsibilities will include the following:

* Assistance with structured group month-end close.

* To act as primary support for the accounting function of certain subsidiaries.

* Monthly consolidation of group companies.

* Involvement in the budget and forecast processes for certain subsidiaries/functions.

* Preparation of client assistant package for auditors.

* Liaison with auditors.

* Ad hoc projects.

Experience & Skills Required

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

* The candidate should be ACA qualified.

* Ideally completed training at a Big 4 firm.

* The stronger the academic history demonstrated the better the chance the candidate will have of being selected for the role.

EXPERIENCE (YEARS AND NATURE)

* Up to 2 years PQE

* Exposure to multi-currency consolidations and large group structures.

* Strong Excel skills are a prerequisite.

* Good IFRS knowledge is required.

* US GAAP knowledge/exposure would be beneficial.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES THAT WOULD BE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL

* A meticulous worker who displays due attention to detail.

* A dedicated team player who is prepared to work longer hours during certain key points of the year when deadlines need to be met

* Good oral and written communication skills.

* Someone who is able to apply a structured approach towards balancing multiple demands and priorities.

NOTE:

* The candidate needs to have their own transport

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86570485

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