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Reporting Accountant

  • Salary: £250 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Sector: Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 26/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91479

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.

Responsibilities:

· 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