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Senior Financial Accountant (EMEA), London, c£65k plus benefits

Posted 6 March by Trace Recruit Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Senior financial accounting role for a global retail brand, leading a team of 2 managing all financial and reporting processes for 9 countries across Europe. As part of a large control and commercial finance function this is a great, technical accounting role, for someone who is passionate about financial control, compliance and statutory accounting. You will develop a great understanding of UK/USGAAP and tax in this fast moving, ever changing business. Although it is a powerhouse in its market the team is lean and hands so, with a great culture and team ethic.

General responsibilities:

  • Management of a team of 2
  • Day to day liaison with the local accounting providers for the above branches - for VAT/CIT/other statutory reporting requirements and any current projects
  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare annual accounts for 9 branches above
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes for the UK entity (& its branches)
  • Responsible for monthly & quarterly O/H accrual process - liaise with Accounts Payable team & Commercial finance to ensure all parties are aligned and correct accruals are booked on monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Ensures that all taxes including payroll, corporate tax and VAT are reported and paid to the relevant authorities within prescribed timelines across the relevant entities
  • Ensure internal and external financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Manage/assist with P&L reviews for the UK entity and its branches (ensure the team are clear on variances needed to be analysed)

This is just of the start of what will be a busy role and great career opportunity…

If you are a qualified accountant from an Accountancy Practice or in Industry/Financial Services with a strong background in technical accounting and compliance across multiple territories please get in touch.

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Required skills

  • Commercial Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Control
  • Statutory Accounting

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