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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Start Date: End of October
REF: LK/PP/FA/1818_1533114684
Contact Name: Lisa Kenny
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our client's expanding Head Office Team, with one the world's leading Mobile Telecoms Service Providers. You'll be part of a vibrant, agile team at the forefront of Mobile Telecoms and IT Technology.

New state-of-the-art offices and flexible working with collaborative digital systems are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary and exciting work.

This role will focus on supporting Financial Accounting Manager working on various aspects of financial accounting and reporting.

Other responsibilities of the Financial Accountant include:

  • Work with the Finance Manager and the Finance and Reporting Manager to carry out routine month end and year end accounting and reporting activities.
  • Provide technical knowledge and support and help with professional development of more junior members of the finance team.

Provide support to the Financial Accounting Manager with the following activities:

  • Ensuring adequacy of financial controls and procedures affecting the finance operations (payables, receivables, sub-ledger accounting, intercompany balances and general financial reporting compliance)
  • Ensuring compliance with HMRC VAT and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Liaising with Shareholders regarding any GAAP changes and conversion
  • Producing monthly management accounts information and analysis for internal customers, senior management and Shareholders
  • Preparing the year end financial statements and liaising with external auditors
  • Identifying and driving improvement required to financial reporting, forecasting and financial controls
  • Maintaining balance of cash funding from Shareholders within the joint venture and lead any settlement discussion in case of disputes
  • Leading the finance internal control steering committee with shareholders and maintaining the internal control matrix

The successful Financial Accountant will have:

  • A qualified chartered accountant, ideally a fully qualified ACA
  • Strong excel ability
  • Experience of financial control process and systems
  • Experience of dealing with end to end accounting processes
  • Experience of VAT and Corporate tax
  • Familiarity with the latest Accounting and Reporting Standards

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