Job Description

Financial Accountant

MacKenzie King is delighted to be working with an extremely successful Global business in their search for a Financial Accountant who will commit to a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Public Practice trained qualified Accountant with statutory reporting experience to join a rapidly growing Global business.

Responsibilities

  • Review and production of annual financial statements for active EMEA companies, including liaison with external auditors during the course of their annual audit. Preparation of annual company files, backing up disclosed numbers in the financial statements.
  • Corporation tax and deferred tax calculations for group reporting and agreeing to local returns.
  • Controlling the Hub processing of quarterly tax provisions and reporting for various European companies, including group tax reporting using one-source.
  • Technical accounting query resolution and ad-hoc investigations/analysis as and when required.
  • Preparation and control of legal entity quarterly forecasts for allocated countries and companies.
  • Production of monthly/quarterly/annual regulatory and governmental reports.
  • Produce sub consolidated financial statements.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports for controllers and local management.
  • Liaison with local service providers (e.g. EY) with a view to completion of local regulatory returns, such as VAT.
  • Assisting with monitoring company balance sheets to ensure any foreign exchange exposure is kept to a minimum
  • Liaison with a number of stakeholders including outsource providers, Systems Support, Payroll or Treasury for the resolution of queries and problems.
  • Involvement in ad hoc Financial projects, support and projects of other functions in the Witham finance Hub
  • Pro-actively suggest improvements and develop best practices within Finance to improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency and added value of the services provided.

Summary

The successful candidate will be ACCA/ACA qualified and will have proven background in Public Practice. This is a fantastic opportunity to work locally within an organisation that fully supports growth and development. My client is experiencing a period of extensive growth, and therefore although an initial 12 month contract, there may well be future opportunity for a longer term assignment.