Financial Accountant - SAP experience

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
24 Oct 2017
Closes
21 Nov 2017
Ref
MP03
Contact
Meera Patel
Function
Finance
Sector
Jewellery
Job Type
Permanent
* Work closely with the Finance team take full responsibility for ensuring the accounts are prepared accurately, on time and properly reported in the internal group reporting tool.
*Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations including fixed assets, accruals and prepayments.
*Actively contribute to the delivery of the monthly consolidation of Group actuals
*Work closely with the Financial Controller to ensure accurate monthly consolidation.
*Liaise with global subsidiaries to ensure accounts are submitted according to the reporting deadlines.
*Understanding and challenging subsidiaries' accounts.
*Gain an understanding of the consolidation eliminations and assist the Financial Controller where needed.
*Cash and Treasury Management
*Overall management of the group's treasury function and managing banking relationships.
*Preparation of rolling cashflow forecasts (Weekly).
*Daily cash management across the France bank accounts including currency management, bank postings and reconciliations.
*Working closely with the global markets to ensure effective cash management and monitor borrowing facilities.
*Prepare the monthly payment run for approval.
*Group treasury reporting in internal group reporting tool.
*Preparation of the UK VAT and Intrastat reporting
*Ensure timely and accurate submission of the UK VAT and Intrastat returns for UK.
*Group statutory accounts preparation
*Preparation of the accounts with the support of the Financial Controller.
*Responsible for the preparation of accurate and complete statutory financial statements within set deadlines.
*Liaison with external auditors and assist in the preparation of year end audit files.
*Technical Expertise
*Good technical knowledge is required.
*Liaise with professional advisors in relation to both audit and tax issues.
*Stay up to date with latest accounting standards.
*Stock takes
*Co-ordinate bi-annual head office stock takes.
*Resolve queries to ensure stock accurately held and reported.
*Ensure robust stock procedures are adhered to.
*Assist Financial Controller on new projects as and when they arise including:
*The internal group reporting tool
*Internal control - Updating and documenting company procedure to continue the implementation of an internal control attitude within the Group. Assist Financial Controller in the implementation of Internal Audit team recommendations.