Senior Financial Accountant

Permanent
London,
£60-70k

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Description

My client is a multi-national telecoms company based in Central London and are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant.

Duties

Duties Include:

* Lead the EMEA Fixed Assets, Projects and Inventory Accounting team (team of three people)
* Monthly accounting & reporting responsibilities for US GAAP Fixed Assets and Inventory
* Close Liaison with Operations, Supply Chain and FP&A teams to ensure correct accounting and reporting and support business objectives
* Provide accounting guidance and hands on support to ensure projects are evaluated and accounted for correctly in the Project Accounting and ERP systems
* Construction in Progress (CIP) analysis and review with Operations teams
* Statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for EMEA legal entities including financial statements preparation
* Reviewing (and in some cases preparing) monthly balance sheet reconciliations
* Working with North American accounting counterparts on day to day tasks/ reporting/ process alignment and automation initiatives
* Performing periodic controls
* Evaluating and implementing simplification and automation initiatives
* Providing hands on support to the annual audit and quarterly review processes
* Assisting the Manager & EMEA Controller with ad-hoc projects

Requirements:

* ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
* Experience within a similarly sized entity or from an accounting firm
* Strong knowledge of core accounting principles
* Motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment
* Good communicator
* Microsoft Office – intermediate-advanced Excel – essential
* Experience of SAP would be an advantage
* IFRS reporting experience would be an advantage
* US GAAP experience would be an advantage