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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Healthcare
REF: JM280323CRM_1679997195
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant
£50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus, Private Health, Life Assurance, Income Protection and more
Newcastle area (Hybrid working)

We are seeking a technically strong financial accountant to join our client's established pharmaceutical business. As a senior financial accountant, you will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the company's financial records, as well as preparing financial statements and reports in accordance with accounting principles and company policies.


* Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports
* Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and periodic forecasts
* Reconcile balance sheet accounts and review reconciliations prepared by others
* Revenue recognition review
* Maintain the fixed asset register and ensure all transactions are properly recorded
* Ensure compliance with accounting principles and company policies
* Provide support for internal and external audits
* Lead on the preparation of tax filings and ensure compliance with tax regulations
* Analyse financial data to identify trends and make recommendations for improvements
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate financial reporting


* ACA, ACCA or CIMA certification preferred
* 3+ years of experience in financial accounting, preferably in a pharmaceutical or related industry preffered
* Strong technical accounting skills, including knowledge of IFRS
* Experience with financial statement preparation and analysis
* Strong attention to detail and accuracy
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
* Knowledge of VAT
* Experience of revenue accounting
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other financial software applications

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for accuracy and compliance, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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