Senior Accountant

Permanent
City of London,
£55-60k

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Description

US-owned global Blue Chip in the Telecommunications sector is looking for a high calibre qualified Accountant to join its dynamic and professional EMEA Financial Reporting team.

Duties

Reporting to the Snr Finance Manager in the Financial Reporting team of c.30, as part of a wider EMEA Finance Division of c.150, duties will include:

* Monthly Flash Balance Sheet reporting for EMEA
* Monthly EMEA Accounting for Commissions and Capopex
* Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for Poland
* Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s)
* Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using Blackline
* Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes
* Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key Opex accounting areas
* Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, ad-hoc VAT issues and preparing quarterly forecasting
* Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions
* Assisting the Senior Manager and VP Controller, EMEA with ad-hoc projects

Requirements

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent with some post qualified experience
  • Candidates with Industry or Practice experience are welcome to apply, however candidates must have worked with / for a large , international, multi-entitied business
  • Degree educated
  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles (IFRS, UKGAAP, and ideally US GAAP)
  • Commercially astute
  • Good planning / time management skills
  • Motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of SAP would be advantageous
  • Candidate should be ambitious and hard-working, with strong attention to detail and good communication skills
  • A team player, self-motivated with a hands-on approach to getting things done and seeking continuous process improvement
  • The ability to organise tasks effectively, be logical and to plan and priorities