Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ashley Smith

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

The work location is in Bracknell and the contract duration is until April 2020.

Pay rate is £25-£30 per hour.


This is for a financial Controller role supporting statutory audit and US GAAP accounting work for Elster Water Metering business in UK and Ireland region.

Accounting & Controls

IFRS Statutory/Tax:

  • Own & Plan the Statutory Accounting Process. Ensure timely and accurate filing of all statutory financial statements.
  • Provide additional information, approve & submit various regulatory reports.
  • Provide additional information, approve & submit Corporate Income Tax returns.
  • Provide additional information; approve monthly-consolidated tax packs.
  • Provide additional information; approve VAT Reports, WHT submissions.
  • Co-ordinate and support, Tax Audits for all PMT & CORP legal entities within the country.


  • Responsible for monthly close activities and ensure timely & qualitative close and reporting of books
  • Provide/Review monthly supplemental schedules and statistical data.
  • Review/approve trial balances / balance sheet accounts. Conduct flux analyses.
  • Review/approve/ Prepare complex, judgemental journals; define calculation method for recurring, non-judgemental journals.
  • Review country/region specific contracts and provide US GAAP compliant revenue recognition accounting treatment.
  • Liaise with CFL, SBG controllers & commercial finance to ensure overall revenue recognition compliance.
  • Review/approve balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Conduct material, annual Balance Sheet reviews.
  • Safeguard company assets in the region - review and approve fixed assets/inventory counts.
  • Provide compliant accounting treatments for government grants, transfer pricing and other technical accounting advice.
  • Drive and support any internal/external audit for Elster Water Metering Legal Entities
  • Drive remediation of audit observations & ensure strong internal controls environment.
  • Leverage and Maximise RFC Support and local finance persons on all key - deliverables.
  • Owns and maintain the SOP (standard Operating Procedures) for the site activities.
  • Drive and support Corporate Audits in the Country and support resolution of Internal Controls CAPs

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 3956