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Financial Accountant

Farnborough   •   £30,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Accountant

About Our Client

Our client a Global Market Leader, based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Finance Accountant to join the team.

Job Description

This role will give the successful candidate exposure to many financial disciplines including balance sheets, cash flows, consolidations, tax and capital solvency requirements

The role's main responsibility will be the creation, analysis and reporting of financial information on both a US GAAP and local regulatory basis used to support both management decision making and/or communication to internal/external constituents, along with the maintenance of accounting and internal control related processes in line with company standards. The International finance team has an obligation to protect the company's financial records

  • Fulfill the internal and external reporting obligations and internal control objectives of the International entities.
  • Responsible for the preparation, reconciliation and maintenance of schedules and analysis supporting internal management and statutory financial information and disclosures.
  • Provide information and assistance to facilitate the completion of annual financial audits, quarterly reviews, and regulatory financial examinations.
  • Prepare account analysis and roll-forwards to help identify unusual trends, accounting and internal control issues, and non-standard entries. Work with appropriate responsible parties to communicate issues and resolution plans.
  • Responsible for various elements of the entity's monthly financial close process including: recording of journal entries, maintenance and reconciliation of financial systems, and accurate communication to management.
  • Assists in the production of information designed to meet the entity's capital requirements.
  • Assist in the implementation of company initiatives including improved management information requirement, financial information system, financial planning and analysis tools, and internal control enhancements.
  • Participate in and influence the design, operation, and enhancement and monitoring of the Company's internal control structure including: reconciliation controls on bank accounts, general ledger accounts, subsidiary systems and financial reporting system.
  • Ensure compliance with company internal control and financial reporting guidance.
  • Prepare and record routine journal entries. Posts ledger entries on a timely and accurate basis in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining the consolidation packages including adjustments for US GAAP.
  • Liaising with Auditors and other external parties, from a finance perspective, as and when required.
  • Providing Assistance for additional reports prepared at quarter end and year end, including preparation of financial statements for the UK entities under IFRS, local regulatory reports for overseas branches, quarterly tax reports, 10k reporting and IGD returns.

The Successful Applicant

  • Accounting experience covering the above responsibilities as closely as possible
  • Ideally Part Qualified, studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (ACCA or equivalent).
  • Computer literate to include aspects of Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems/software (e.g. Oracle).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be methodical, analytical and thorough, with good attention to detail.

What's on Offer

Salary £30,000 - £35,000, Study Support Package, Private Medical Insurance, Pension, 25 days holiday

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