Reporting Accountant

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £275 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Paul Francombe

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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My client, a large international manufacturing company based in Slough, is currently seeking a Reporting Accountant to join them on a 6-month contract. This term could be extended for the right candidate.

You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 1 week's notice and be able to work via your own limited company or an umbrella company.

Key Objectives:

  • To deliver accurate, timely and relevant financial information to the Corporate reporting team, ensuring application of corporate and local accounting policies.
  • Deliver all local legal requirements for reporting, including tax information & statutory accounts.
  • Successfully managing relationships with the shared service centre to deliver these requirements.


  • Ensure oversight of provisions / general journals / accruals posted by shared service centre, to ensure P&L and Balance sheet are accurate.
  • Ensure month end processes are completed successfully and on-time
  • Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure integrity of financial information.
  • Review of all corporate reporting requirements for completeness prior to submission to corporate.
  • Review hedging information provided to corporate treasury, revaluations.
  • Produce annual tax computation information (with input from shared service centre).
  • Create monthly tax reporting, including VAT, EC Sales Listing, Intrastat, National Statistics (with input from shared service centre).
  • Produce statutory accounts information / full accounts working with shared service centre to deliver the require output.
  • Produce complex/high judgement journals.
  • Provide technical accounting expertise to the UK business, inputting into key decisions.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant with 2+ years post qualified experience
  • Experience of reporting in a group environment, including exposure to statutory accounts and tax (direct & indirect), with strong IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience of dealing with external auditor and corporate requests and requirements
  • Experience of manufacturing or FMCG/Pharma industry
  • Strong Excel analytical skills
  • Knowledge and experience of SAP & Hyperion