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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: 55000k pa
REF: BH696
Contact Name: Angela Plumstead
Contact Email: angela@plumsteadbond.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Are you keen to join a forward thinking global organisation as a Senior Financial Accountant? Do thrive in a technical accounting role? Do you aspire to work in a global dynamic environment?

Our client is offering the chance to take on a new role as a qualified accountant working within the Group Controllership team.

Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant with ideally experience with either auditing or preparing financial statements  Technically strong with practical exposure. An aptitude for analysis. A problem solver with an interest in continuous improvement.

Our client is offering the chance to take on a new role as a qualified accountant working within the Group Controllership team. As a Qualified member of the Group Controllership function you will be responsible for leading the preparation of quarterly financial statements, analysis of group results and working on key projects

  • This role will involve creation of footnotes for annual consolidated financial statements ( US GAAP)
  • Preparing requests from regional controllers, collecting, analysing and resolving any apparent discrepancies.
  • Analyse, challenge and process edits, for draft financial statements and Management Discussions and Analysis.
  • Review and analysis of critical accounting areas, such as Payments ,preparing journals for complex accounting transactions, such as Long Term Investment Plans, Acquisitions, Disposals, and Refinancing.
  • Support on corporate project activity such as company liquidations, corporate restructuring and dividends.
  • Coordination of the global statutory compliance process which involves liaising with internal and external partners
  • Carrying out processes in relation to corporate audit controls. Plan, document, review controls periodically.
  • Preparation/review of the Statutory Accounts for Local entities to ensure there is no inconsistency re disclosure, presentations.
  • Interacting with auditors and assist with their audit on the annual financial statements (audit of footnote disclosures, etc.).