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Regional Financial Accountant

Job Title: Regional Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West London
Salary: £65,000
Reference: IPE-18054
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Job Published: September 21, 2016 10:09

Job Description

Our client an internationally renowned logistics business based out of luxurious central London offices, currently have an opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join their highly regarded team. With an unrivalled benefits package, an opportunity not to be missed!

To manage the IFRS implementation through the UK/Europe region and to lead in the development of reporting bridges to both US and UK GAAP.

Main duties and responsibilities:

The role will principally be to lead the regional technical reporting function.

Key Deliverables:
Technically support the regions reporting in US GAAP and IFRS format through communication with relevant parties;
Management of the quarterly audit reviews and statutory audits;
Liaise with internal control manager on the delivery of the annual external Sox audit;
Prepare audit committee presentations;
Support the Financial Accountant in the development and maintenance of a group accounting manual with associated controls;
Input into the monthly US GAAP reconciliation to IFRS reconciliation;
Assessment of the financial impact of potential IFRS and US GAAP changes on the regions accounts;
Working with the Regional finance team in providing insightful monthly and quarterly reporting;

Key job requirements:

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) experience;
Possess strong technical accounting knowledge;
Ability to build healthy working relationships with business stakeholders while exhibiting independence and objectivity in thought and action;
Excellent attention to detail with a high level of accuracy of work;
IT literate with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.