Financial Accountant

Posted 19 February by Halliday Marx
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Market-leading international FMCG business, is looking for a Qualified Financial Accountant to join its UK Finance team based in Central London.

Reporting to the UK Financial Controller in a finance team of 10, duties will include:

  • To ensure all weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements are met
  • Responsible for the cash process including cash forecasting, communicating with the business to ensure accurate forecasting and dealing with various queries
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Undertaking month end processes including Accruals / Prepayments
  • Month-end Submission
  • Assisting with any Year end or Audit Requirements
  • Analysis of GL accounts for corporation tax return
  • Reconciliations and clearing of balance sheet accounts
  • Ad hoc accounts analysis and investigation work
  • Carrying out monthly tax preparation work including VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat for the UK and Belgium.
  • Assistance with tax audits
  • Responsible for ensuring all all tax reporting and payments are met
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of monthly reporting pack
  • Analysis on liabilities & Prepayments are accurate & valid each Month end. ( this will require working closely with the Commercial Finance team)


- Month End Submissions

- Weekly and monthly Flash Sales Reporting to Head Office.

- Monthly Trade Sales to Head Office.

- Weekly and monthly cash reporting to Head Office.

- National Statistics Reporting

- Provide assistance for monthly reporting for Ireland


  • ACA or ACCA Qualified (or equivalent)
  • Candidates may have qualified in Practice or Industry, but must have post-qualification experience in industry, ideally from a large fast-paced organisation
  • Solid Financial Accounting and Tax experience essential
  • Project experience highly desirable
  • FMCG experience desirable but not essential
  • SAP experience desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Candidates must be relaxed and outgoing and have a good sense of humour

Reference: 33964403

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