Accountant

Recruiter
Expert Executive Recruiters
Location
Ampthill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Ref
1090426418
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Our client is looking for a Financial Controller in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, UK to look after their business interests in the UK and US Markets. Position Overview The Financial Controller will take responsibility for the day to day financial accounting and reporting activities ensuring they are carried out efficiently, effectively and in line with group guidelines, best practice and local regulations. Reporting to the Finance Manager and working closely with the local team and European Shared Service Centre you will actively support a continuous improvement culture, leading and delivering change. Primary Duties: Oversee the financial ledgers, working closely with the overseas Shared Service Centre and providing local support as necessary Ensuring accuracy and completeness of all financial ledgers for both local and US Gaap Month end closing to tight deadlines including posting of journal vouchers, creating accruals and prepayments and providing balance sheet reconciliations. Weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reporting ensuring all deadlines are met VAT returns , Intrastat and all other reporting requirements Fiscal reporting and compliance Proactively foster a continual improvement environment including the development of processes and procedures to ensure efficient and effective management of the business Support monthly forecasting process and management reporting Provide cover for the Finance Manager and any other duties as required. Professional Skills required: Qualified accountant with minimum 3 years' experience in an international environment, excellent track record US Gaap & Sox compliance Skilled in developing / enhancing systems and procedures Highly IT literate, experience with Oracle an advantage Personal Skills: Strong functional and cross functional team player Hands on with excellent attention to detail Ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines Full of energy, quick to learn, dynamic, thrive under pressure, can do attitude Highly focused, ambitious and keen to contribute Effective communication and transparency

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