Financial Accountant

Zoek Pin Kingston upon Thames - This Area Only


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 4 days ago

Financial Accountant,**Kingston-upon-Thames, Permanent
£36,000 plus benefits
25 days holiday + bank holidays**

Great opportunity to work for a for a Fortune 1000 listed company. An organisation offering progress, development and growth for its employees.

The newly appointed Financial Accountant will handle day-to-day accounting processes, balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany transactions and play an integral part in month-end closing for UK & Ireland entities. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic finance team in a varied and challenging role. Reporting to the Finance Controller, the role covers a range accounting functions, including statutory reporting, tax, treasury and ad-hoc special projects.

The successful candidate will play a key role in helping to develop a new back office accounting system. This role will also work closely with the regional EMEA finance team, the EMEA Shared Service Centre and the . Corporate Headquarters.


  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of accounting records and compliance with accounting policies, US and UK GAAP and SOX requirement
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations including intercompany reconciliations, bank reconciliations, AR & AP reconciliations, accruals and prepayments
  • Preparation and posting of month end journals
  • Ownership of the intercompany month-end process
  • Responsibility for all fixed asset accounting including maintaining the fixed asset register
  • Assist with Treasury functions, including cash flow forecasting
  • Assist with VAT, corporation tax and other taxes as instructed
  • Preparation and finalisation of annual statutory accounts for UK entities
  • Support accounting related projects . finance process & systems improvements
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in fulfilling specific compliance requirements for the statutory and regulatory reporting
  • Work with . Corporate Finance to provide accurate monthly/quarterly/annual financial information, adhering to all required deadlines

Required Experience & Skills

  • Part-Qualified or Qualified - CIMA/ACA/ACCA (or QBE)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
  • A dynamic self-starter with a proactive approach to challenges
  • Strong account reconciliation experience
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability, ability to embrace and respond positively to change
  • Analytical and investigative skills, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills - individually and collaboratively
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining quality work and meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn and work with new processes and systems
  • Integrity and assertiveness when dealing with complex / business critical issues

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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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