Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Dilectus Recruitment Solutions
Location
Basingstoke, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Oct 2019
Closes
20 Oct 2019
Ref
1286194437
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UK FINANCE ANALYST, 12 MONTH INITIAL CONTRACT WITH SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITES TO STAY LONGER TERM (BASINGSTOKE, PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY): £23-32 PER HOUR. WORLD LEADING MULTINATIONAL COMPANY, FANTASTIC WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ROLE

The Client


Our client is quite simply one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, with a reputation for being one of the best organisations to work for globally. We are presently seeking a Finance Analyst for an initial 12 month contract, but if the candidate performs well it is likely to lead to longer term opportunities.

Position Description:
  • Reporting to the UK Finance Manager, the UK Finance Analyst will be supporting the existing general accounting team to manage increased workload.
  • Month end processes
  • Review and approval of journals and monthly reconciliations and review of month end accounting to ensure local balances are accurately reported
  • Preparation of additional supporting information for group reporting purposes
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly inter-company billings
  • Corporation tax & VAT
  • Assistance with preparation of UK corporation tax returns
  • Responsibility for UK VAT returns and foreign VAT returns (5 countries + UK)
  • Responsibility for EC Sales list and Intrastat reporting
  • Statutory accounts and audit
  • UK statutory audit & accounts preparation assistance for UK companies

Other activities
  • Assistance with managing changes to processes and systems, in particular associated with VAT reporting
  • Monitoring cash flows and assisting with development of improved cash flow forecasting
  • Other ad-hoc projects that will arise from time to time

Competencies, skills and experience required
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and UK GAAP accounting
  • Experience in and deep understanding of judgmental accounting transactions
  • Ability to apply strong accounting theory in reviewing accounting activities for compliance with US GAAP/UK GAAP, SOx and other requirements
  • Knowledgeable of SAP
  • Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and issues resolution skills
  • Self-starter, high learning agility
  • Ability to influence at all levels without direct authority
  • Experience of working in a deadline driven environment

Qualifications required
  • Degree and Professional Accounting qualification, with at least 3 years recent post qualification experience

Is This You?

If the above describes you, then we want to speak with you as soon as possible. Send your CV to us and if you fit the bill then we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the role and our client in more detail.

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