Financial Accountant

Posted 20 October by Parkside Accounting and Finance
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Financial Accountant (Qualified)

Uxbridge

Salary up to £50,000

An international company based in Uxbridge require a qualified financial accountant to join their successful team.

The purpose of this role is to provide the following services:

  • To assume responsibility for US GAAP, statutory accounting, external tax and VAT reporting
  • External Audit support & VAT preparation & review
  • Technical accounting for Remuneration Recharges support and Process Alignments
  • Project work in set up of new revenue channels

A brief overview of the role responsibilities:

Financial Accounting

  • Be responsible for the production of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements for Holding companies
  • Prepare final balance sheet reconciliation and monthly package files identifying points for discussion and resolution
  • Prepare or review and approve journals ensuring the calculation is accurate and supporting documentation is of auditable quality
  • Review of all clearing, accrual & prepayment accounts to ensure that accounts used are regularly cleared
  • Be the point of contact for Financial Planning / Local Finance
  • Ensure reporting templates are in line with US GAAP and corporate policies and procedures

Statutory accounting

  • Be responsible for the preparation of the Statutory Accounts for Holding companies
  • Ensure the Statutory Accounts are reconciled to y-e reporting templates and reviewed & approved by local management
  • As requested, be available to support other Markets in Stat account preparation

VAT, Corporate & local taxes

  • Prepare, review and submit VAT returns/Intrastat / EC Sales list and other taxes return for various markets on request
  • Review submission of monthly and quarterly VAT returns. Be first contact for data requirements for data & support for VAT Audit & Inspections
  • Review Intrastat & EC Sales list returns prior to monthly submission
  • Review Corporate Tax schedules at y-e. Seek Corporate Tax department approval and explain variances from accrual to actual return
  • Responsible for the preparation of Local Tax return liaising with Tax Advisors and Auditors
  • Ensure transfer pricing documentation is up to date and maintained

Payroll (as required)

  • Ensure payroll process runs by liaising with the HR department
  • Review payroll with HR / 3rd party on a monthly basis
  • Ensure all payroll accounting is accurate and all payroll reporting requirements are met

Audit & SOX

  • Assume responsibility for y-e audit for Holding companies. Liaise with SSPs, auditors and resolve queries.
  • Assume responsibility for the SOX controls including implementation of remediation plans, in line with agreed timetables
  • Take responsibility in ensuring all necessary Corporate processes are followed.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant- ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Experienced Accountant
  • Experience of financial accounting and reporting for a company with turnover in excess of £50 million
  • Experience of preparing statutory accounts and tax returns and liaising with external professionals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent analytical skills with high level of attention to detail
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • US GAAP knowledge and SAP would be desirable

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 41217209

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