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Financial Accountant

P&O Ferries
Dover, Kent, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2021

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are P & O, with an enviable heritage, brand recognition and future investment there has never been a better time to join us.

The role

We are currently looking for a financial accountant to help deliver a number of statutory and internal reports. You will be a part of a busy finance team dealing with a number of statutory accounts across all of our different businesses. There are about number of different accounts and you will make sure that you cover all compliance with legislation, rules and policies across UK, French and Dutch GAAP laws. We hare going through an exciting transition where we are becoming an integral part of DP World and so there will be some reporting to the corporate headquarters.

Part of your role will also involve submitting the consolidated accounts as well as providing technical advice in regards to changes in accounting rules. You will be working with our external auditors and the DP World finance teams to provide assistance on technical and interpretation issues.

Other work will involve submitting annual budgets, plans and forecasts to Dubai and preparing corporation tax returns for the P&O Ferries Group. This is a fantastic role for an individual who looking for variety in an FA role that has international exposure and is working with a variety of businesses.

This is a really exciting time for the business as we go through our transformation and the finance team are supporting the work around implementing a new system that will allow them to truly feel a part of our parent company.

We are now operating a hybrid working policy with 3 days in the office and 2 days at home.

The organisation

P&O Ferries is one of the best loved brands within the UK and we are considered a Superbrand. We have been providing a maritime service for the UK and beyond since 1837 and have been an integral part of British maritime history for almost two centuries.

We are now part of DP World whose vision of enabling global trade fits with our global vision for the 21st century. We are going through our biggest transformation in our history which includes building the most technologically advanced ships for the Dover Straits, welcoming customers who have never travelled by ferry before and huge technology leaps that will see us at the forefront of a technology revolution.

Our people are our most important asset and we are building a world class team from all over Europe and the world to help us thrive in the new normal. We have the backing of DP World with all of their tools and support alongside the freedom for you to be the best you can be.

The person

So what skills are we looking for?

- A qualified ACA or ACCA accountant or QBE who ideally has experience of working multiple accounts and reporting to an international structure

- Strong understanding of UK and ideally Dutch GAAP alongside current IFRS regulation understanding

- Excellent communicator across both verbal and written

- Experience in the preparation of entity and consolidated accounts

- Experience of managing UK tax returns

If you want to work in an organisation that is going through some exciting transformation and are interested in this role then apply using the link below...

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