Financial Accountant

Location
West Sussex
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021
Ref
1151575
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant
  
Ignata Finance are partnering a global household name to recruit a Financial Accountant. This role would ideally suit someone looking for their first move out of practice, or alternatively someone who has qualified in industry, and is looking to bring their technical knowledge and skills to a new role. This company offers excellent flexible working options, and a fantastic benefits package.
  
You will be responsible for the group, statutory and regulatory reporting as well as looking for opportunities for continuous process improvement through automation and next-generation tools.
  
Key Accountabilities:
  • Maintaining the integrity of the UK ledgers and overseeing month end close
  • Preparing month end reporting based on legal entity P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Supporting the preparation of the annual financial statements under IFRS
  • Coordinating the external audit process
  • Preparing and regularly updating legal entity forecasts
  • Monitoring intercompany transactions and ensuring appropriate service fees exist to drive accurate transfer pricing between legal entities
  • Evaluating manual processes, assessing viability of automation, and driving process optimisation and improvement
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining process solutions and analytics by using advanced Excel functionality and related new age technologies
   
Required Knowledge & Skills:
  • Qualified accountant, ideally with practice or audit experience
  • Experience in accounting, reporting and statutory audit
  • Knowledge of IFRS reporting requirements
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  
Salary: £50k-55k
West Sussex office/remote