Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Paul Francombe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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My client, a technology company based in Bracknell, is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join them on a 4-month contract. You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice.

Job Description

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will be a key member of the Finance & Controls team, participating in the preparation of financial statements in close collaboration with the regional lead and engaging with the tax teams.
· Preparation of monthly/quarterly statutory balance sheet reviews and quarterly profit and loss analytical review, including reconciliation of management vs. statutory accounting
· Managing the Internal financial controls, interpreting the accounting policies & procedures
· Reviewing and finalisation of accounts of one or multiple entities as per IFRS
· Prepare annual set of financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with the local GAAP, including balance sheet, income statement, equity statement and cash flow statement
· Support and coordinate the audit process for financial statements: liaise with auditors to finalise deliverables, coordinate documentation and provide necessary explanations for country and annual group audit
· Ensure compliance with various statutes and control parameters. Ability to identify risks and address the same with mitigating controls
· Support the quarterly preparation and calculation of foreign tax provision - current tax and deferred tax forecast
· Prepare required information in consultation with tax department and the country accounting team to complete tax returns on a monthly/yearly basis
· Enable and support leadership team with strong control matrices which would help in decision making

Qualifications & Desired Skills

· Fully qualified accountant with 5 years post-qual experience
· Strong accounting, compliance and controls focus
· 5+ years experience in auditing and controllership
· IFRS and Sox experience
· Knowledge of Direct and indirect tax is mandatory
· Project management skills
· Excellent analytical skills with advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills
· Hands on experience of financial systems (SAP, Oracle etc) - NetSuite experience is desirable
· Exposure to M&A is desirable