Financial Accountant

Purpose:

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to complete in a timely manner all aspects of tax and statutory filing requirements for various group companies.  This will include completion of monthly routines and involvement in system and process enhancements.

Key Deliverables:

  • Reporting directly into the Financial Controller, supporting all monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables in accordance with agreed reporting timetable
  • Responsible for the IFS system month end close and consolidation process
  • Prepare and submit consolidated US GAAP group accounts and accompanying disclosures to NYSE listed parent company
  • Ensure all processes are adhered to in compliance with SOX guidelines
  • Responsible for completion of accurate monthly / quarterly management accounts for subsidiary companies
  • Support the completion of year-end statutory accounts in accordance with UK and US GAAP and audit for all group companies
  • Provide timely information to support completion of consolidated group US tax returns
  • Preparation of UK Corporation Tax workings for various group companies
  • Effective control of the Fixed Asset register for various group companies
  • Ad-hoc duties

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

  • Newly Qualified Accountant to 2 years PQE  (Ideally ACA or ACCA)
  • Financial accounting experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisation and process performance experience
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven and multi-task environment.
  • Experience of preparing annual statutory accounts in accordance with UK GAAP (and ideally US GAAP but not essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of UK corporation tax and VAT legislation, including preparation of tax computations, VAT returns, Intrastat EC sales returns.
  • Pro-active and ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of iXBRL is an advantage

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