Senior Financial Accountant

Location
England, West Sussex, Crawley
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, parking + more
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Ref
14007122/001
Contact
Dylan Swanepoel
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

The role is a newly created one. It is responsible for the external reporting of the group and tax compliance functions for the group of companies.

Client Details

My client is a an ambitious company. They are based in Crawley and are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant with extensive reporting experience to join the team as soon as possible.

Description

- Responsible for external reporting, including ownership of the annual and half year reporting process as well as leading the reporting to regulatory bodies and associated stakeholders.

- Management of the external audit process, including challenging the external auditors where required to optimise the business outcome whilst remaining compliant with accounting and auditing standards.

- Responsible for the review of monthly consolidated accounts before reporting to shareholders.

- Advising the CFO, Head of Finance and senior business management (as appropriate) on reporting matters.

- Advising the business on the technical accounting and reporting implications of business decisions.

- Assisting in the tender process for selecting new auditors and tax advisors.

- Key involvement in bond issuances and refinancing by group entities as appropriate.

Profile

- Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)

- 1 to 2 years post qualified experience, preferably Big 4

- Experience managing teams

- In depth knowledge of IFRS and statutory consolidation procedures

- Experience working with external auditors

- Knowledge of tax accounting preferable, as is knowledge of SAP and reporting tools.

- Excellent communication skills

Job Offer

The chance to work for a high performing finance team in a newly created role on a 6 to 12 month contract.

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