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Financial Accountant

  • Salary: £400 - £450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Aldershot, Hampshire
  • Sector: Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 20/02/2018
  • Job reference: J379951A

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My client, a well-known IT company based in Aldershot, is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join their finance team on a 6 month contract.

You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 weeks' notice.

Key Duties

To Manage the Statutory audits and compliance filings involving preparation and filing of the statutory financial accounts in a timely manner for the UK operations. Advising on the transactional aspects of new accounting standards, and company rationalization plans.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • To manage the preparation of all Legacy Legal Entity financial statements, prepared under UK GAAP
  • To review the quarterly Group VAT Return
  • To provide accounting guidance on complex accounting transactions
  • To be responsible for statutory balance sheet reconciliations
  • To manage the external audits throughout the financial year
  • To Manage Government Statistical reporting
  • To provide support to Tax/Treasury on projects

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA ideally with approx 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge of UK GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft office knowledge including Excel
  • Experience of SAP