Financial Accountant (6 Month FTC to Perm)
Financial accountant role with a company in Maidenhead who are moving to Chiswick in April / May.
Your new company
A multinational SME business
Your new role
Gain credibility and respect with both internal and external audiences through leading by example
Through functional expertise lead, delegate to and motivate the UK Finance team and maintaining clear accountability for delivering upon commitments
Assess subject matter capability across the UK Finance organization, suggest key development areas and support FM Europe North in the execution of people development plans.
Understand best in class Finance processes and be a proactive supporter of change towards best practice standards
Assist UK commercial management in the integration of market dynamics, customer needs, competitive strengths, and weaknesses into a sound strategic plan. Ensuring the financial output reflects the key dynamics and timelines
Management of UK accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements.
Support UK commercial operations with business decision support, especially the development of Management Reporting
Work closely with Global and International HQ and Corporate to implement a reliable cash flow projection process
Manage the budgeting and forecasting processes and the implementation of budgets / forecasts to monitor progress and present financial metrics
Identify any performance issues and in liaison with local management present and implement plans for remedial action
Establish and maintain internal control safeguards and manage all local VAT, TAX and Audit activities
Willingness to take on new responsibilities and assist in ad-hoc projects as required
Accountability for maintenance and updates of existing systems (ERP)
Support EMEA North as local ERP expert
Manage the implementation of any new systems from Corporate
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant (probably ACA or ACCA) with strong financial accounting skills.
You will have knowledge of Oracle and good experience of working with external auditors
Minimum 2 years post qualified accountancy experience
Experience of working with commercial management teams
Experience of managing the interactions with external authorities and auditors
Knowledge of SAP
What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
What you need to do now
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