Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Halliday Marx
Location
England, London
Salary
£300 - £350 per day
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
13531/001
Contact
Halliday Marx
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

Financial Accountant

London with some travel to Reading 2 days a week

£300-£350 per day

My client are a multi-national telecoms company and are looking for a senior financial accountant for 6 months.

Duties Include:

  • Preparing accounting plan for a legal entity consolidation involving (initially) three UK entities and thereafter could expand to more EMEA entities
  • Clean up of GL balances in respect of two UK entities prior to consolidation with third UK entity
  • Ensuring supporting balance sheet reconciliations prepared & reviewed for balances prior to migration
  • Preparing merger trial balance showing various accounting/ tax steps relating to consolidations
  • Syncing up with other Finance stakeholders such as Tax, Treasury, Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable on all aspects of the consolidation
  • Assisting Finance Manager and EMEA Controller with day to day accounting tasks such as reviewing journal entries for management reporting under US GAAP and balance sheet reconciliations and other ad-hoc day to day tasks

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles, UK & US GAAP and IFRS
  • Good planning/time & project management skills
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified (significant post qualified experience with mid-tier/Big 4 accounting firm)
  • Accounting and tax entries in respect of legal entity consolidations under UK and US GAAP
  • Experience of cleaning up of general ledger balances in entities prior to consolidation

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