Qualified Senior Accountant

Solihull, West Midlands
£38,600 to £50,200 depending on experience
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 30, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Job Title: Qualified Senior Accountant 
Salary: £38,600 to £50,200 depending on experience
Contract: Permanent 
Benefits: 24 days annual leave increasing with service to 30 days, Bonus paid quarterly, Share Scheme, Non-contributory Pension Scheme 10%, Private Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Scheme, Life Insurance
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Hours: Full Time - 37.50
Travel: 5% to include Global 
Relocation/Sponsorship: Not supported with this role
Closing Date: Wednesday 30 October
Job Reference: 190008GO

Cat Financial with the backing of parent company, Caterpillar Inc. offer a wide range of finance solutions to customers and Cat® dealers for Cat® machinery and engines, Solar® gas turbines and other equipment and marine vessels. We provide financial solutions and service excellence to help our customers make progress possible, every day.

As a Senior Accountant, you will assist the Accounting Manager in carrying out the legal entity financial reporting and accounting responsibilities
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial Reporting under US GAAP 
  • Prepares internal management reports with appropriate analysis and comments, such as the significant figures report and income statement variances reports.
  • Submit month end portfolio reports for local and head office requirements
  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliations for complex ledger accounts and reviews reconciliations of lower complexity accounts prepare by other team members
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts to conform to Local GAAP accounting standard requirements 
  • Coordinates activities for audit reviews performed by the internal and external auditors.
  • Prepares and submits relevant tax schedules as required for US Tax / Local country tax / VAT
  • Manage and control the integrity of General Ledger to sub-systems subledgers for the company lease & loan portfolio
  • Manage the Accounting system including resolving system issues to ensure accurate financial reporting 
  • Review and approval of various documents which include : Journals / Bank Payments / Invoices / Cash Management

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

  • ACCA or ACA, CIMA Qualified. 
  • Experience of Statutory Accounts, US GAAP/IFRS/UK GAAP (Local GAAP), account reconciliation and month end reporting.
  • Proactive and uses own initiative to work independently. 
  • Ability to work with multi-currency (multiple currency exposures) and forex reporting.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Attention to detail and can meet tight deadlines.
  • Organised, prioritises work and used to working on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Demonstrated ingenuity and innovation. 

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

  • A Degree in Accounting or a relevant business discipline
  • US GAAP and/or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the financial accounting activities of a multinational organisation.
  • Financial Services experience
  • Oracle system experience 

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

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