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Financial Accountant - Closed

Salary: £35k - £36k pa
Location: London
Type: Contract/Interim

Transactional accounting for the UK Corporate Assets and Liabilities including accounting for stock (gift vouchers), incentives, rewards, revenue share, service credits, transfer pricing, and intangible assets.

  • Transactional accounting for the Greek subsidiary, including banking, payroll accounting, business expenses, intercompany, prepayments and accruals.
  • Month end reviews to ensure accurate recording and reporting, and providing support to understand variances to budget for analysis.
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations for UK corporate assets and liabilities accounts and all Greek general ledger accounts for management review; and audit support during interim and year-end audit processes.
  • Management of intercompany processes for Greece, including preparation of monthly intercompany invoices.
  • Providing information to local Greek outsource providers for completion of local reporting requirements, for example payroll, VAT returns and tax returns.
  • Assisting Corporate Accounting Manager with preparation of UK statutory financial statement, taxation requirements and government reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly reporting requirement to meet internal reporting obligations of our US parent company.
  • Assisting on internal projects to streamline current business practise and improve efficiencies as the business develops.
  • Ad hoc reports to management as required to assist in business decision making.

Requirements and skills:

  • Part-qualified (ACCA/ACA) or qualified by experience
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work across all areas of the company at different levels.
  • Intermediate Excel - Pivot tables / vLookUp / SUMIFs
  • Proactive attitude - must have ability to take initiative to get the job done.
  • Attention to detail and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

Ideal Systems Experience

  • Microsoft Office Suite competent
  • PeopleSoft
  • Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Management