Financial Accountant

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy (Qualified) - Financial Controller
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 50000 - £ 60000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Flexible

Financial Accountant


£50,000 to £60,000 plus contributory pension, private medical care, income protection, life assurance, perks at work, Aviva Digital, free products including lenses, 25 days + 8 statutory holiday and annual bonus up to 15%!


Permanent, Kingston with on-site parking


Hybrid working - 2 days required in the office


Required: Full-Time, 9am to 5pm


Start date: Asap!


Overview:


An amazing opportunity to join a well-established eye healthcare company, who have a family friendly feel and take pride in all their staff as well as their patients.


My client is looking for a Financial Accountant that can respond well to change and help achieve ambitions. You will have a "get up and go" attitude, strong work ethic and appetite to make a real, tangible impact.


Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for preparing financial statements and dealing with external financial reporting requirements. You will be responsible for liaising with the external auditors and tax advisors ensuring compliance and legislation. You will also be involved in month end reporting requirements and maintaining SOX reports, running queries ensuring the company is compliant with policies and procedures.


Sounds interesting?...Daily duties include:



  • Prepare financial statements for the company and its subsidiaries

  • Be the main point of contact for external auditors and provide the data requested

  • Prepare tax computations for the company and ensure compliance with tax requirements

  • Keep up to date with changes in statutory legislation UK GAAP IFRS and US GAAP

  • Keep records of all leasing transactions using the company's dedicated software AMT

  • Post all adjustments pushed down from corporate accounting team in the US and ensure correct mapping

  • Reconcile inventory accounts each month and follow up on reconciling differences

  • Account for inventory movements and be responsible for inventory reporting for the UK business

  • Prepare monthly intercompany profit adjustments (ICP adjustments) and reconcile

  • Prepare monthly intrastat returns and quarterly VAT returns

  • Deal with company secretarial filings

  • Ensure compliance of the company with the Corporate SOX controls review

  • Assist in the continual review, development and implementation of improvement

  • Involvement in Ad Hoc projects to improve the general finance function

  • Setting up processes and systems for the accounting in new Spin entities

  • Prepare monthly revenue recognition documentation for circulation to the US corporate accounting team To


To be successful in this role you'll be:



  • ACA or ACCA qualified

  • Proficient in MS Excel

  • Experienced in preparation of statutory accounts for large companies.

  • Good working knowledge of UK tax requirements VAT and corporation tax

  • Hardworking and target focused

  • A problem solver who seeks to resolve problems and works under their own initiative



If this is for you then you should apply today! If you know someone else who may be suitable, please pass on their details or ask them to apply!


Click on the apply button or call me, Katie Sandford for more information on the role on 0208 542 6688.

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