Senior Accountant

Posted 5 days ago by Halliday Marx

Global Telecommunications firm is looking for a high calibre, qualified Financial Accountant to join its large and dynamic EMEA finance team, based in Central London.

Reporting to a Finance Manager in a team of 5, the successful candidate will be a member of the General Ledger Accounting team for Europe, with responsibilities including Opex and Netex accounting for a number of entities and Statutory Accounts and Audit work.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts (including dealing with outsourced accounting service provider and auditors, ensuring all issues are resolved and audits and statutory filings are completed on time);
  • Ensure that the Oracle General Ledger is maintained on a timely and accurate basis for specified companies and that management reporting activities are completed as required;
  • Support the preparation of US GAAP monthly accounts for a number of European entities;
  • Enter month end Netex (Network Cost) entries - including Cost of Sales, Voice, and other accrual and prepayments journals
  • Preparation of Netex Statutory Audit files for a number of EMEA entities involving detailed analysis of cost by vendor and legal entity
  • Intercompany accounting work, including calculating and booking Intercompany Interest, and Transfer Pricing and Reassignment transactions, and resolving Intercompany differences.
  • Monthly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Preparation of VAT returns for a number of European entities;
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly FX analysis;
  • Support training and review of work of more junior accounting team member(s);
  • Ensuring statistical and other statutory returns are completed and filed for assigned entities;
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations for a number of European bank accounts, booking and review of bank journals, and preparation and review of the cash clearing accounts monthly;
  • Involvement in a number of ad hoc projects under the supervision of the Accounting Manager driving system efficiencies.

Requirements:

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified (or equivalent)
  • The ideal candidate will have Qualified in a leading international Accounting Practice. However candidates who qualified in a multinational Blue Chip Commerce and Industry company are also welcome to apply.
  • Some Commerce and Industry experience (preferably Telecommunications / IT) would be an advantage, but candidates straight from Practice are welcome to apply
  • The candidate should have good MS Office skills. Oracle experience would be an advantage
  • The ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • The job requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate should be accurate, flexible, a good team player, self-motivated and attentive to detail.

Reference: 33968684

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