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Financial Reporting Accountant

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Finance, Financial Accountant
£50,000 per annum
Berkshire, England
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Working in partnership with a global organisation who are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is an excellent opportunty for a recently ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified professional to join a rapidly growing and respected organisation.


  • Assist with the co-ordination of the year-end audit and financial statement preparation process.
  • Prepare, review and co-ordinate year-end audit schedules.
  • Liaise with the external auditors.
  • Liaise with staff at all levels across the business to resolve audit queries.
  • Assist with the co-ordination and preparation of the audit and financial statements for individual branches and subsidiaries.
  • Prepare, co-ordinate and reconcile intercompany recharges and invoicing.
  • Review and reconcile the schedules prepared by outsourced finance functions.
  • Co-ordinate the Business Sprinkler Alliance process and prepare the financial statements.
  • Record month-end specific entries in the PeopleSoft general ledger system.
  • Prepare and review general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Prepare and review variance analysis for month-end reporting.
  • Develop understanding to become the point of contact for EMEA DB pension schemes
  • Ad-hoc tasks and project work to support the team.

The role will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to work closely with all areas of Finance in helping to deliver key external reporting deliverables.

Knowledge and skills required of applicants:

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or equivalent qualification.
  • Proven relevant financial accounting experience, including foreign exchange exposure, ideally within a global organisation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to review, interpret and apply technical accounting standards.
  • Flexible and willing to work under pressure to tight deadlines on a regular basis.
  • A self-starter with good organisational skills.
  • Accurate and reliable with good analytical skills.
  • Strong team working skills.
  • Good working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite (Excel and Word).
  • Prior experience of PeopleSoft/Oracle based general ledger systems an advantage.

If you feel you have the right criteria, please apply.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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