Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP (July)
Reference: GBSFACCNT1206_1591978228
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2020 17:10

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant
Royston, Hertfordshire
14 Months Fixed Terms Contract
Circa £60,000 or equivalent daily rate
Starts in July

Vitae Financial Recruitment are proud to be formally instructed to work with this market leading and rapidly growing international business based in North Hertfordshire / South Cambridgeshire.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced candidate to cover a period of maternity leave. This role will be responsible for financial accounting across a number of companies within the Group.
The business continues to desire high quality reporting to inform and evaluate business decisions. This needs to be supported by accurate financial reporting in both the P&L and Balance Sheet.
This role will actively support the Group Financial Controller in areas such as technical accounting and financial reporting.
This requires an inquisitive, proactive and methodical individual with strong technical skills who is keen to learn fast and build relationships throughout the organisation.
The role will be pivotal in the month and year end reporting process and building trust in the monthly numbers with the rest of the business.
The jobholder will have an important role in ensuring that the Group operates to a high standard of control in its financial accounting.
Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, key outputs will be:
-Monthly P&L and Balance Sheets for Group Companies and Subsidiaries
-Assist with the development of the ERP system in terms of processes and reporting
-Assist with the preparation of the Group financial accounts
-Produce monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts and review all balance sheet reconciliations
-Produce monthly stock analysis and reconciliations, investigating movements and anomalies
-Subsidiary accounting including the production of the P&L, cashflow and balance sheet for the holding company and a subsidiary and the consolidated accounts, which includes a further two subsidiaries (multi currency).
-Investigate reasons for any resulting discrepancies from periodic stock counts
-Further develop processes and reporting in the ERP system to increase efficiency, controls and reporting
-Assist with the preparation and documentation of the Transfer Pricing policies
-Assisting in the preparation of the corporation tax deliverables
-Preparation of annual audit deliverables on P&L and Balance Sheet
-Assist and support the preparation of UK and EU VAT and Intrastat returns
-Management of ad hoc projects
What we are looking for:
-ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified accountant with significant post-qualification experience.
-Strong technical and Financial Reporting Experience.
-Experience working in a manufacturing environment is desirable
-Experience of working with overseas subsidiaries would be advantageous
-Excellent analytical skills with the ability to report and interpret data
-Be methodical and able to analyse and reconcile large quantities of data
-Ability to plan and organise effectively to meet deadline and to work flexibly and prioritise according to changing demands
-Have an ability to influence but be flexible to the needs of other stakeholders
-Be willing to travel and have a desire to build relationships throughout the business
-Have excellent Excel skills

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.