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Financial Accountant: 9-12 MONTHS MATERNITY COVER

  • Job reference: 919840
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 25/05/2018

Currently seeking a Financial Accountant for the IT/Tech industry based near Reading. The role is a full time 9 - 12 month contract role, to cover for maternity leave.

The Financial Accountant will support the international finance team. They are looking for a dynamic Finance Accountant, with energy, exceptional problem solving skills, great work ethic and high efficiency.


  • Formation of annual Financial Statements for three entities
  • Ensure Financial Statements are in full compliance with FRS 102
  • Knowledge of all UK financial and accounting regulations
  • Internal and External Financial reporting deadlines
  • Control of year end audit for three entities
  • Preparation of Corporate Tax computations and other tax requirements
  • Multiple entity VAT returns (Quarterly)
  • EC Sales & Intrasat declarations (monthly)
  • Participate and take lead on any Ad-hoc Projects
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including recording all journal entries for multiple UK and international entities.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Integration and review of international subsidiaries monthly data
  • Booking of accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany billing and reconciliations
  • Fixed Assets
  • Credit card administration
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or overseas equivalent) - ESSENTIAL
  • Minimum of 3-years' in an international technology company or similar
  • Highly analytical with exceptional attention to detail
  • Personable
  • Clear, concise and articulate communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing business needs and processes
  • A self-starter
  • Process improvement skills
  • FRS and US GAAP
  • SOX Compliance
  • Proactive
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Oracle
  • Ideally available on short notice

If you meet the above please do not hesitate in applying

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