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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: JN -112021-4521891_1638795771
Contact Name: Richard Farmer
Contact Email: richardfarmer@michaelpage.com
Job Published: December 06, 2021 13:03

Job Description

Financial Accountant position for an international manufacturing brand and household name. A hands-on role requiring technical knowledge and experience of accounting standards, tax accounting, process improvement and internal controls.

Client Details

A privately owned group of companies manufacturing a range of innovative products to consumers and a household name, based just outside Gloucester (near to Cheltenham too). A warm and friendly culture with an ethos of personal development, support and collaboration.

Description

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for US GAAP and statutory UK accounts, including reconciliations and tax accounting.
  • Support year-end audit and interim reviews.
  • Provide accurate analytical and financial reporting which is insightful and identifies opportunities to the business and management.
  • Support projects around continuous improvement of accounting processes and controls.
  • Perform and support certain monthly closing activities.
  • Support our internal customers with advice and a point of view.
  • Provide support to other Financial Accountants if required.

Profile

  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA.
  • Good knowledge of local statutory accounting rules & regulations.
  • Capable of working autonomously but also works well within a team, supporting colleagues and sharing knowledge.
  • Highly motivated to understand how systems and processes work, but not afraid to challenge them and bring innovation and change.
  • Ability to focus on detail and accuracy, as well as understanding the bigger picture
  • Good communicator, able to explain complex technical accounting to non-accounting customers in an easy way.

It would be beneficial if you additionally have:

  • Direct Tax experience
  • Transfer Pricing experience.
  • Proficiency in the following languages: Dutch, German, French, Spanish or Italian.
  • Comprehensive experience using SAP.

Job Offer

A competitive remuneration package including basic salary of c.£50,000 pa, healthcare and contributory pension scheme