Financial Accountant

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London, UK
Closing date
31 Oct 2020

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Micheal Page are supporting a Financial Services company who are looking to recruit into their finance team.

Client Details

My client are a Financial Services company who are looking for a Financial Accountant


Key Responsibilities

Supporting the Finance Manager and working with two other Financial Accountants and four assistant accountants on all financial accounting for the UK & European businesses
Liaising with our accounting and tax agents in continental Europe
Perform reconciliations between local country GAAP and UK GAAP, documenting local country GAAP adjustments
Assisting with monthly close to global deadlines including preparation and posting of month-end journals
Working with Assistant accountant to prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and resolve difference
Assist with intercompany reconciliations and invoicing
Preparing data for foreign VAT returns and ensuring these are correctly reported to the local fiscal authority
Assist with preparation of group financial statements
Assist the Finance Manager with queries/requests for information from auditors and external accountants throughout Europe, Russia and Middle East.
Liaising with Accounts Payable and Billing Teams to ensure that costs are correctly allocated to each business unit
Assistance with ad-hoc projects as and when requiredProfile

Skills and qualifications

Qualified accountant
Previous experience of an international multi-site business with exposure to FX transactions
Experience of preparing group financial statements in accordance with FRS 102
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Professional services experience would be desirable
The candidate should be able to meet deadlines, be results orientated and have a "can do" attitude
You will be a natural team player who can interact easily with your colleagues and have strong communication skills
A&M is an organization where a hands-on approach is adopted by all - candidates should understand that this is a hands-on role and should be prepared to get involved in the transactional side of accountancy to resolve issues and assist in the development of staffJob Offer

What can we offer you?

Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits and the opportunity to travel aboard to our overseas offices
Career development: A&M expects high performance and rewards individual contributions to the team's success
The opportunity to work for a dynamic global organization and deal with the complexities of a pan-European business
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