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Senior Finance Assistant

Walters People
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Walters Recruitment - Senior Finance Assistant - Birmingham - Permanent - up to £32,000 - Hybrid working

Robert Walters have partnered with a leading business in Birmingham in their recruitment of a Senior Finance Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Finance Assistant's looking for a new opportunity to further their career in Finance. Candidate with the relevant experience should apply with their CV.

Key responsibilities as the Senior Finance Assistant:
* Assist the Finance Manager prepare the month end group reporting schedules.
* Complete intercompany reporting for the UK & Ireland.
* Assist the Finance Manager update and maintain the IFRS 16 database.
* Liaise with several key individuals in group finance to agree/obtain key information
* Communicate when required with many key stakeholders within the UK business to ensure all aspects of the accounts are complete.
* Liaise with and prepare detailed information for external auditors.
* Continuously review processes ensuring they are as efficient as possible
* Able to analyse and interpret large data sets from multiple sources in differing formats
* Assist the Finance Manager with the management and training of junior colleagues on specific activities such as balance sheet reporting. Provide constructive feedback for them to action.
* Prepare and number of central balance sheet reconciliations monthly and present findings in review meetings.
* Help other areas of the team during busy periods.
* Preparing ad-hoc reports analysis for internal and external stakeholders
* Keep up to date with current changes to international accounting standards to ensure accurate reporting within key financial statements and assist Finance Manager in providing technical support to sector colleagues on a wide range of accounting matters.

About you as the Senior Finance Assistant:
* Studying towards ACA, CIMA, ACCA (or equivalent)
* High numeric and analytical skills
* Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
* Ability to take on a broad spectrum of work under pressure and to deliver in agreed timescales
* Positive attitude towards colleagues
* Up to date on current and planned changes to international accounting standards
* SAP/Cognos experience (desirable)

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

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