Financial Accountant

Recruiter
SF Recruitment
Location
Leicestershire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
17 Mar 2019
Ref
1095067796
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
SF Group is recruiting an Interim Financial Accountant for a large company based in Leicester. This person is responsible for and performs professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation and analysis for financial data for a set of legal entities in order to ensure accuracy of the company's financial records. As the Interim Financial Accountant you will be responsible for:
• Responsible for assigned legal entity accounting records and performs accounting activities requiring some insight and depth of understanding for the legal entities in accordance with corporate and division policies and procedures.
• Applies accounting techniques and standard local practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions under both US GAAP principles and where applicable local accounting rules.
• Compliance with internal control procedures.
• Prepare financial statement fluctuations, both balance sheet and income statement as it relates to period.
• Prepare and review various month end close reports and analysis in order to validate the accuracy of the financial information, including but not limited to documenting results for submission to Financial Controller and external auditors.
• Participate in global accounting projects as requested. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in the following areas;
• Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP (Local country) accounting practices and methods.Understanding of how journal entries impact Income Statement versus Balance Sheet
• Strong Excel skills.
• Experience of SAP Accounting program (Desired but not essential)
• Part Qualified (ACCA / CIMA) or QBE £250-£300

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