Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-10 00:00:00
Reference: 096110414
Contact Name: Sara Homer
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2018 14:35

Job Description

Sheridan Maine is recruiting on behalf of a leading company based near Reading, who are seeking a Financial Accountant to support the continued growth within their UK Finance Team

This pivotal role will provide support to the Finance Manager covering all elements of the Finance function.

Main Responsibilities:

• Support the month end process, across a number of entities
• Provide support for the statutory process (incl. statutory accounts and tax)across multiple UK companies
• Liaise with shared service centres and take on ad-hoc reporting and project work
• Provide support to all areas of the finance team when required.
• Promote and implement a controls environment

This would suit an experienced ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified Accountant, either with sector specific experience or an individual seeking their first move from Accountancy Practice into Industry.

• Highly Computer literate, including Microsoft (in particular Excel) preferably with SAP or a similar large ERP system
• Self-starter, with excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise and work effectively off your own initiative
• Strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively across all levels within an organisation
• Able to achieve goals/objectives as an individual and also preferably within a team environment

This is a 6 – 12 month fixed term contract with a strong likelihood of a permanent position for the right individual, the company offers a completive salary and benefits, as well as flexible working hours and onsite parking.

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