Qualified Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11463
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £45,000 to £51,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Bonus + Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Qualified Senior Accountant. Solihull

Are you a qualified accountant looking for your step up into a renowned market-leading organisation? If so, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for! Our Client, an international group with offices in Solihull, is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join its' finance team on a full-time permanent basis.

As a Senior Accountant you will assist the Accounting Manager in carrying out the legal entity financial reporting and accounting responsibilities. The role is looking for someone with the requisite experience to add to a growing and dynamic team responsible for the largest entity. The person should demonstrate good interpersonal skills and be willing to demonstrate a good work ethic and b embrace new challenges.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

*Monthly Financial Reporting under US GAAP including VAT and TAX in compliance with SOX controls framework
*Prepares balance sheet reconciliations for complex ledger accounts and reviews reconciliations of lower complexity accounts prepared by other team members
*Prepares internal management reports with appropriate analysis and comments, such as the significant figures report and income statement variances reports.
*Submit month end portfolio reports for local and head office requirements
*Preparation of annual statutory accounts to conform to Local UK GAAP accounting standard requirements
*Coordinates activities for audit reviews performed by the internal and external auditors.
*Prepares and submits relevant tax schedules as required for US Tax / Local country tax / VAT
*Manage and control the integrity of the General Ledger to sub systems subledgers for the company lease & loan portfolio
*Working closely within a team to contribute to team's success
*Manage the Accounting system including resolving system issues to ensure accurate financial reporting
*Prepare/Review and approval of various documents which include: Journals / Bank Payments / Invoices / Cash Management.


Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

ACCA or ACA, CIMA Qualified.
*Experience in performing a month end accountant role
*Balance sheet account reconciliation and month end reporting including VAT
*Proactive problem-solving skills and uses own initiative to work independently.
*Ability to work with multi-currency (multiple currency exposures) and forex reporting.
*Strong Excel skills.
*Attention to detail and can meet tight deadlines.
*Organised, prioritises work and used to working on multiple projects simultaneously.
*Ability to work in a team and demonstrate teamwork

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

*A Degree in Accounting or a relevant business discipline
*Experience of Statutory Accounts and UK GAAP
*US GAAP and/or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) experience would be an advantage.
*Knowledge of the financial accounting activities of a multinational organisation.
*Oracle system experience would be an advantage
*Process improvement skills in identifying, analysing and improving upon existing business processes
*Leasing experience would be an advantage

What we offer.

*Salary: £45,000 to £51,000 depending on experience
*Benefits: 24 days annual leave increasing with service to 30 days, Bonus paid quarterly, Share Scheme, Non-contributory Pension Scheme 10%, Private Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Scheme, Life Insurance
*Location: Solihull, West Midlands
*Travel: up to 5% to include Global