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Senior Financial Accountant

Date Posted: 22nd June 2022
  • Job Ref: 610
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Shoeburyness

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant – 6 Month Contract

Are you a Senior Financial Accountant with a minimum of 5 years qualified experience in either ACA, ACCA or CIMA

Are you available immediately to commit to a 6-month contract based in Shoeburyness?

£50,000 to £55,000

Hybrid Flexible Working

8.30am to 5pm or 8am to 4.30pm

Responsible for supporting the general accounting duties required to compile and produce accurate financial accounts including developing and maintaining accounting processes and procedures. Ensuring the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements. Ensuring financial reports are accurate and compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Accountabilities

  • Assist with the coordination of the monthly closing process and support in ensuring the monthly reporting packages are completed, reviewed and submitted to corporate in a timely manner
  • Responsible for specific account analyses and monthly reconciliations for the more technical accounting areas
  • Reviewing reconciliations and journals as part of month end processes
  • Oversee the preparation of VAT returns
  • Oversee the preparation of information for key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Maintain the integrity of account reconciliations, key financial schedules and other financial reporting
  • Support efforts to complete detailed monthly Profit & Loss / Balance Sheet reviews, including the identification and explanation of significant movements and variances, ensuring accuracy of balances and adequate underlying support
  • Develop strong software system knowledge, assist in system upgrades
  • Provide recommendations for continued process improvements and implement where appropriate
  • Assist with preparing comprehensive supporting disclosure documentation for quarterly and year-end filing requirements (including SEC 10K and 10Q documentation)
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors, compiling and providing requested information and responding to various requests required to complete their audit
  • Manage internal process documentation and compliance with SOX controls. Support the annual testing procedures, implement any required remediation’s and ensure there are no remaining deficiencies at year end
  • Manage ad hoc finance projects

Qualifications And Experience

Essential

  • Qualified Accountant with strong relevant experience – ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Must be proficient with accounting principles, procedures, practices and financial accounting software

Desirable

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are critical to success
  • Multinational experience with foreign currency translations and intercompany activity a plus
  • SOX experience desirable
  • Position requires good interpersonal skills in dealing with team members at all levels in the company
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment would be a positive
  • Able to prioritize and work to tight deadlines
  • People management and leadership skills and ability to motivate a high performing team

If you have all the above and feel this is the role for you, please do not hesitate to contact us at One to One Personnel on 01702 46 44 44 or forward your CV to louise.sand@121personnel.co.uk