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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Duration: 3 month plus
REF: Sm 030419 SFM_1555348446
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a truly impressive global business and market leader are looking to recruit for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their team for an initial 6-month period. The business have recently set up a new division in Hemel Hempstead and have ambitious plans to grow this team over the next few years.
This role will support the EMEA Finance Director in the general financial controlling tasks, legal entity and statutory reporting responsibilities for the EMEA organization of the business.

Key Responsibilities:
-Annual Accounts
-Statutory reporting
-Financial reporting including detailed variance analysis
-Year- end support - prep of supporting documentation for annual audit for PRO entities
-Financial controlling of key focus areas (net working capital, debtors, stock etc)
-Reconciliation of accounts
-Coordination of VAT reporting for UK, DK, FR and NO
-Controller role in purchasing system, reviewing and coding invoices
-Reporting to national statistics office
-Reporting to national bank
-Reporting and detailed analysis
-Preparation of monthly reports
-Controlling of investments in tangible fixed assets

The ideal candidate would be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years' experience working in financial control. Proven experience working with external auditors will be essential and a background in European accounting would be preferred.

An excellent communicator with commercial mindset would fit in well within this team and there will be further opportunities on offer for candidates who excel in this role.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.