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European Financial Accountant Job
Berkshire, South East
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Our client is a highly successful technology business. They are seeking to appoint a fully qualified individual to their small finance team in this key financial accounting role. Duties and responsibilities are as follows:
Preparation of the annual statutory and income tax accounts for European branches and facilitate their filings within the deadlines set by the authorities.
Maintain the integrity of the European general ledger in terms of completeness and accuracy, reconciling back to filed accounts.
Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed for all accounts and areas.
Manage the Intercompany accounting.
Submission of VAT returns across Europe.
Monthly management accounting process.
To seek to minimise duplication of effort and achieve savings, at no risk to Submission of compromising the validity of the information produced
To undertake such continuous self-development as is appropriate to maintaining and improving the quality of the post-holder’s performance
Preparation of working paper files detailing schedules supporting the statutory and or income tax accounts.
Maintaining the Statutory Fixed assets registers and posting depreciation, prepaids and accruals that are consistent with local accounting rules.
Ensuring all accounts reconcile back to management records for completeness and accuracy.
Maintain consistency between the general ledger and the filed accounts.
Prepare and file all VAT returns within the responsible territories, coordinating with third party accountants where necessary.
Ensure all intercompany charges are billed and settled on a regular basis.
Ensure all documentation is present in the local offices in compliance with local regulations.
Prepare and submit any return as required by local authorities.
Provide full assistance in the event of an audit or investigation.
Preparing monthly cash forecasts for Head Office.
Provide assistance in the annual budget process.
Prepare such spreadsheets, reports and undertake such ad hoc tasks as may be required by the European Financial Controller
You will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA preferred), degree educated, with a stable and progressive track record within an EMEA environment. You will have strong technical accounting skills with strong systems abilities including advanced Excel.