Senior Financial accountant with costing experience

CV Consulting Ltd
Dartford, UK
Closing date
28 Oct 2020

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Senior Financial accountant with costing experience

6 Month Contract


£19.00 PAYE

Commutable from: Dartford at the moment the role is working from home so location is not a major issue

Your Profile

The Senior Financial Accountant will be joining a strong finance function within the pharmaceutical industry.

Experience in this industry is preferred but others would be considered such as FMCG

The Senior Financial Accountant must be least 2/3 years post qualification, strong excel user, attention to detail is key, good organisational skills, quick learner, independently motivated and results driver, happy to work in fast paced role

Ensure effective working capital management and to further improve the UK's cash flow management and forecasting processes. Remote Working/Flexible on business need

The Role

* Oversee and manage the shared service accounts receivable process

* Ensure that all taxation matters are executed correctly and seamlessly in accordance with statutory requirements

* To ensure intercompany trade and other loan transactions with UK entities are correctly reconciled monthly

* Deliver fully reconciled trial balances on monthly basis

* Preparation of monthly full year forecast, and presentation to the business unit leadership team of the sites results YTD as well as the forecast for the remainder of the year

* To support the year-end audit and the subsequent preparation and production of statutory accounts for the business unit entity and holding entity

* To support the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures

* Developing financial partnering relationships across the global Finance team and operational teams

* Support the business to develop robust capital investment projections, profiling and subsequent recording

* Providing financial management information and support to meet client requests

* Preparation of the annual budget for the site including site presentation to the business unit leadership team

* Work with HR to oversee UK and overseas Payroll and P11Ds

* Graduate and professionally qualified, or part qualified at final stage, accountant

* Costing experience ideally relevant to Pharma/FMCG or manufacturing

* Technical knowledge of current accounting standards and US GAAP

* Sound knowledge of UK Tax legalisation including VAT, corporate Tax, capital allowances

* Management and Financial Accounting experience

* Strong IT skills in Excel and preferably Oracle

* Team player with strong influencing and interpersonal skills

* Proactive self-motivated approach

* Strong analytical skills

* High level of integrity

* Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work in order to meet timetables and deadlines

* Results orientated
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