Financial Accountant

Shropshire, West Midlands
23 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
Our client is looking for an experienced financial accountant to join their team at their Telford office.

The client has 6 trading companies in the UK and 1 in Ireland as well as 6 holding companies and many dormant companies.

The successful candidate will be able to build relationships with staff in local office, other UK sites, SE Group and Shared service support teams in India. They will also have the ability to manage a diverse group of tasks to meet deadlines, have strong technical accounting skills and be familiar with working with external auditors

The key responsibilities of the role with our client include:

* Review basic accounting processes done by the Finance Shared Service team in India (FiSS) and provide feedback on any issues
* Support FiSS with any changes in business processes or errors in data received
* Prepare / review balance sheet reconciliations and resolve any issues arising from these
* Manage the inter-group AP and AR monthly reporting and resolve any issues arising
* Liaise with Group consolidation team on any issues with IG balances
* Ensure that fixed assets on SAP and HFM are correct
* Request on line capex approval
* Ensure the physical review of assets takes place each year as per the timetable
* Support the external audit
* Prepare data for various office for national statistic forms
* Extract regular and adhoc reports from Concur expenses system

The key responsibilities of the role with the holding companies:

* Review work done by the Finance Shared Service team in India (FiSS) and provide feedback
* Ensure accounting correct for loans, FX revaluation, FX hedges, dividends and two DB pension schemes
* Prepare distributable reserves calculations
* Liaise with group treasury teams, tax teams and auditors
* Prepare statutory accounts

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* AAT or ACCA Qualified
* Auditing experience
* Tax experience
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* SAP experience

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