Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Ascendant Recruitment
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1185704073
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant

Permanent

£39,000 plus company bonus & benefits

Milton Keynes

Working within the Finance and Controlling Team, you will be responsible for providing support to the financial planning, closing and reporting processes; including the preparation of financial statements and Corporation tax packs ensuring timely and accurate financial closing and reporting.

Day to day you will resolve queries from European offices located in Spain and Germany regarding accounting matters.

Your main responsibility within this role will be to support the completion of the monthly group financial reporting process, including consolidation of all group entities, GAAP adjustments, inter-company reconciliation and completeness of disclosures, within pre-defined timelines.

Other responsibilities
  • Support the preparation of the annual Corporation Tax packs and analysis for the quarterly instalment payments.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts within direct responsibility, ensuring that all reconciling differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all documented internal controls in relation to the Finance and Controlling function are understood and adhered to and take responsibility for quarterly testing thereof; escalate any non-compliance to management in a timely manner.
  • Act as a formal delegate for the Accountant and Corporate Controller. Provide accounting support to the Finance Department in general, as required.

We are looking for someone with:
  • Experience in a commercial environment and possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Newly qualified ACA or ACCA with previous financial accounting experience of at least 3 years, in either industry or practice
  • A natural aptitude for continuous improvements and affinity to seek change
  • Excellent Excel skills to effectively to analyse large amounts of data
  • Knowledge of SAP and MIF advantageous
  • You will have good communication skills and the ability to work with both accounting and non-accounting colleagues.

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 19 June 2019

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