Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the role encompasses month end close activities for several of the Group’s legal entities, the production of monthly management accounts and the maintenance of effective financial controls and processes.
Key month end close activities include the accounting for payroll, lease costs, intangible assets, inventory, accruals and other payables, prepayments and other debtors, provisions, joint ventures and intercompany reconciliations.
Production of key month end reports (e.g. analysis of costs against budget).
Local statutory financial statement preparation and maintenance of local GAAP ledgers in SAP in addition to Group IFRS ledger.
Key audit contact for the divisional legal entities.
Provision of regional analysis and ad hoc information as required by the relevant Country Manager and Commercial Finance team.
The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified, ideally from a practice background. Candidates should have the ability to influence and drive change. Strong technical accounting skills and prior experience of SAP are highly desirable.