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Accountant

Employer
Reed
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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My client within Manufacturing is looking for an Interim Accountant whilst they recruit for the permanent position. The Interim will also have the opportunity to take the role on a temp to perm basis. The role is based near Mordon and offers hybrid working 3 day in the office a week.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Own site internal control initiatives including quarterly internal control reviews, audit preparation and coordinating implementation of all site control recommendations, additional yearend and quarter-close procedures as necessary.• Ensure that there is adequate documentation, process flows and support for SOX 404 compliance.• Own monthly and quarter-end closing. Including preparation of journal entries,account reconciliations, financial statements, and monthly reporting• Annual completion of statutory book, tax filings and external audit for UK entities in conjunction withoutside accounting firm.• Oversight of all transactional accounting for the site including invoicing, accounts payable, banking, andpayroll.• Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT tax returns.• Manage outsourced finance partners including banks, credit card, payroll and company pensions schemes.• Responsible for fixed asset management of site assets and capital projects• Responsible for inventory valuation including monitoring of overhead rates, monthly product costing, andoversight of annual inventory count.• Support Leadership with business analysis including but not limited to: weekly, monthlyand quarterly forecast performance including growth and/or recovery initiatives. Providing data andsupport for peak performance and profit improvement initiatives.• Acts as financial consultant to site and functional areas regarding financial issues.• Assist with driving process excellence throughout the organization.Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • Fully qualified UK Accountant; preferred.
  • Required Length & Type of Experience:
  • Minimum of five years of accounting experience
  • Minimum of three years of managerial experience
  • Experience in an ERP environment with standard cost and an understanding of inventory movements.
  • Excellent working knowledge of US GAAP and experience in a SOX environment is required.
  • Understanding of lean principles and techniques preferred.
  • Persuasive leadership skills and superb technical accounting skills to coach, guide and motivate the
  • accounting team as a valued resource to the organization.
  • Strong competencies in emotional intelligence, leadership, continuous improvement, and business acumen.
  • Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving leading to systemic improvements and lasting results.
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