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Corporate Accountant

Job Title: Corporate Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
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Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Job Published: April 09, 2019 10:40

Job Description

Basic Overview

The main responsibilities of this role are to assist in the timely and accurate reporting of the consolidated Europe Corporate Business Group and the accounting function of the treasury management system.

The role will require significant communication across internal stakeholders and to ensure financial best practice is implemented across the Business Group.

The role will be part of a small high performing team of 3 based in the UK.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist with the production of the monthly consolidated management accounts for Europe Corporate and the associated reporting to the Global Corporate Reporting team in Zurich
  • Ensure that all transactions initiated by the Amcor Europe treasury function are  accurately recorded in the treasury management system and in the books of account of the relevant Amcor Europe companies
  • Ensure that there is an appropriate control environment around the treasury activities
  • Produce monthly management accounts with appropriate explanations for variances for allocated corporate entities
  • Ownership of general ledger within the treasury management system
  • Prepare UK statutory accounts for allocated companies
  • Approval of bank payments
  • Preparation of half year and year end supplementary reporting packs for treasury activities
  • Assist with the external audit of the Europe Corporate business group for both half year and year end

Knowledge/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Accounting qualification – up to 1 year PQE
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • MS Office skills
  • Treasury accounting experience - advantageous
  • Experience of working in an international group - advantageous

Human Qualities:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Good people management and leadership skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy