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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Bens & Bonus
REF: CG2102SFA_1582304418
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly sought-after market leader with a progressive, fun and flexible culture, is looking for a top calibre Senior Financial Accountant to join its talented team. This is a key position, working across multiple European regions and will provide plenty of reward and challenge. We are looking for someone with a clear level of credibility and gravitas, who can be promoted to Finance Manager level within 18 months.

Key responsibilities:
* Preparing and reviewing P&L, collaborating with colleagues in commercial finance and control to ensure a clear understanding of variances to budget and monthly reforecasts
* Budgeting reconciliation and reforecasting lease accounting costs; maintaining and reconciling fixed assets
* Reporting the monthly consolidated financial statements, ensuring appropriate review and approval of major balance sheet items
* Supporting the balance sheet reconciliation and review process
* Preparing local GAAP financial statements, liaising with Country Controller and external auditors
* Budgeting and forecasting of the balance sheets with supporting analysis and commentary
* Supervising and developing one direct report

Keys skills, knowledge and experience required:
* Qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant
* Experience of preparing statutory accounts, or reviewing accounts (i.e. in practice)
* Thorough grasp of basic closing routines and the ability to ensure integrity of general ledger
* Ability to critically evaluate processes and drive continuous improvement changes
* Proactive and positive approach to problem solving
* Excellent attention to detail
* Confident and credible communicator
* Strong leader, capable of leading by example and motivate others to succeed

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically strong and ambitious Senior Financial Accountant to join an unrivalled brand that can kick start career and provide a highly enjoyable and fast-paced working environment.