Financial Accountant

Closing date
19 Nov 2020

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Financial Accountant (Qualified)


Salary up to £50,000

An international company based in Uxbridge require a qualified financial accountant to join their successful team.

The purpose of this role is to provide the following services:

To assume responsibility for US GAAP, statutory accounting, external tax and VAT reporting
External Audit support & VAT preparation & review
Technical accounting for Remuneration Recharges support and Process Alignments
Project work in set up of new revenue channels

A brief overview of the role responsibilities:

Financial Accounting

Be responsible for the production of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements for Holding companies
Prepare final balance sheet reconciliation and monthly package files identifying points for discussion and resolution
Prepare or review and approve journals ensuring the calculation is accurate and supporting documentation is of auditable quality
Review of all clearing, accrual & prepayment accounts to ensure that accounts used are regularly cleared
Be the point of contact for Financial Planning / Local Finance
Ensure reporting templates are in line with US GAAP and corporate policies and procedures Statutory accounting

Be responsible for the preparation of the Statutory Accounts for Holding companies
Ensure the Statutory Accounts are reconciled to y-e reporting templates and reviewed & approved by local management
As requested, be available to support other Markets in Stat account preparation VAT, Corporate & local taxes

Prepare, review and submit VAT returns/Intrastat / EC Sales list and other taxes return for various markets on request
Review submission of monthly and quarterly VAT returns. Be first contact for data requirements for data & support for VAT Audit & Inspections
Review Intrastat & EC Sales list returns prior to monthly submission
Review Corporate Tax schedules at y-e. Seek Corporate Tax department approval and explain variances from accrual to actual return
Responsible for the preparation of Local Tax return liaising with Tax Advisors and Auditors
Ensure transfer pricing documentation is up to date and maintained Payroll (as required)

Ensure payroll process runs by liaising with the HR department
Review payroll with HR / 3rd party on a monthly basis
Ensure all payroll accounting is accurate and all payroll reporting requirements are met Audit & SOX

Assume responsibility for y-e audit for Holding companies. Liaise with SSPs, auditors and resolve queries.
Assume responsibility for the SOX controls including implementation of remediation plans, in line with agreed timetables
Take responsibility in ensuring all necessary Corporate processes are followed.

Person Specification:

Qualified Accountant- ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
Experienced Accountant
Experience of financial accounting and reporting for a company with turnover in excess of £50 million
Experience of preparing statutory accounts and tax returns and liaising with external professionals
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent analytical skills with high level of attention to detail
Strong technical accounting skills
US GAAP knowledge and SAP would be desirable

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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