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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
GBP50000.00 - GBP65000.00 per annum
Closing date
1 Nov 2022

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Science and technology
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
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Job Details

Financial Accountant, Oxford

Your new company

My client is a leading company providing software to bring autonomy to any industry, drawing on principles of physics, robotics, maths and AI.

Your new role

As he successful candidate, your responsibilities will be:

  • Provision of group, statutory and regulatory reports complied with relevant accounting standards, tax and legal requirements within deadlines.
  • Prepare reporting packs and ensure that all month-end tasks are completed, including VAT preparation, reconciliations and reports submitted on a timely basis.
  • Analyse transactions and provide value added commentary.
  • Timely and accurate update of all ledgers to ensure quality and integrity of the finance system by managing and controlling data interfaces between finance systems.
  • Prepare and review of multiple statutory accounts for all group entities
  • Respond to any corporate enquiries on balance sheet movements, intercompany transactions and general reporting enquiries from Auditors and Tax Inspectors.
  • Identify and implement any key changes to financial reporting and taxation frameworks.
  • Maintain and develop financial best practice through implementation of controls and procedures, suggesting control improvements
  • Proactively review systems and processes to identify system enhancement
  • Collaborate across the business to ensure services provided by the financial reporting team support the business
  • Assist with cash flow management.

What you'll need to succeed

To be the successful candidate, you will need:

  • ACCA qualified
  • Degree in Accounting/ Finance or equivalent
  • 3+ years of work experience at one of the Big Four accounting firms, welcome first year entry to commercial business world
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Familiarity with UK GAAP and Corporate tax legislation
  • Strong excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills at all levels with regular contacts with finance personnel internal, external as well as non-finance teams
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and dependable
  • Proficient at problem solving and curiosity mindset.

What you'll get in return

  • £50,000 - £65,000 annual salary
  • Company share programme
  • £3,000 flexible benefits including private medical insurance, critical illness coverage, life assurance, EAP, group income protection
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

What you need to do now

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