Qualified Finance Manager ACA ACCA CIMA accountancy firm internal accountant Southampton
You will be working for a rapidly expanding firm in central Southampton that specialises in international VAT and tax and accounting for e-commerce businesses that are located internationally and in the UK.
Responsibilities will include exercising control over the group's year-end audit process ensure it runs efficiently and in line with agreed timetables; preparation of the group's external financial reports on an annual basis for all UK statutory entities; preparing all balance sheet reconciliations for sign off by the Financial Controller; support the development of a Control Self-Assessment return and drive the increase of compliance; ownership of the monthly and annual ledger close process and preparation and submission of Quarterly VAT returns.
It will also include consolidating all subsidiary monthly management accounts and funding requirements (partners and overseas entities) and challenging territories results where necessary; weekly/monthly cashflow forecasting & reporting; support the production of periodic forecasts, annual budgets & long range plans with the Financial Controller; production of materials for Board meetings and presentation to the senior management team; management of the purchase ledger and responsibility for the management and maintenance of the group ledger, including all aspects of masterdata in SAGE; review and prepare the payment run on a fortnightly basis and manage and execute payroll and all payroll related HMRC requirements in conjunction with the Financial Controller.
The ideal candidate must have strong accounting skills as well as the knowledge and experience of preparing financial reports, forecasts and budgets. It is likely you will be fully qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with a strong understanding of revenue recognition principles and concepts, strong quantitative, problem-solving and communications skills and the ability to set priorities, multi-task, meet critical deadlines and pay attention to detail. You will also need to be highly organized and a motivated self-starter with good interpersonal communication skills.
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to grow within a dynamic and international company, it is a fast-paced environment in a growing company and an excellent opportunity for the right individual, who is able to work to a high degree of confidentiality and be able to work independently. Attention to detail is essential within this role.
If this sounds like the sort of role you would be interested in and you have the required skills and experience please apply straight away and forward a current CV or please feel free to contact Debbie Stent directly on 07900 224915 for a confidential discussion.
Please note: All applicants must have Right to Work in the UK as sponsorship for overseas employees cannot be provided for this role.