Financial Accountant

Location
Redhill, Surrey
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Study Support & Other Benefits
Posted
28 May 2022
Closes
04 Jun 2022
Ref
JN -052022-5627603
Contact
James Quinn
Sector
Insurance
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Our client an International Market leader and well recognised organisation are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant based in Redhill, Surrey. This role is due to company growth and they offer Hybrid working from home and the office.

Client Details

Our client an International Market leader and well recognised organisation are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant based in Redhill, Surrey. This role is due to company growth and they offer Hybrid working from home and the office.

Description

As the Financial Accountant based in Redhill, Surrey you will be responsible for:

You'll be an essential part of the team, developing and maintaining a pro-active service within the company. Your ability to build and maintain relationships along with your communications skills will help with managing Finance relationships

  • Company Secretarial and Statutory reporting
    • Assist in preparing the annual statutory accounts for 3 entities
    • Assisting with the submission of the annual returns for 3 entities
    • Calculation of IFRS adjustments, including but not exhaustive to IFRS16
    • Assist in preparing the Finance Board Pack for Board Meetings
  • Audits
    • Be a key point of contact with external auditors
    • Assist in the information gathering for the Statutory audits for the UK and Ireland entities
    • Assist with the Group audit for the UK Insurance Branch
  • Internal Control review
    • Assist in the roll out and implementation of Finance Internal Controls
    • Assist in defining the controls required with the Finance function
    • Observe, monitor and maintain the Internal controls list for Finance function
  • Preparation of schedules for regulators and other external parties (e.g. FCA, auditors)
  • Tax matters
    • Review of Vat related topics across
    • Completion of Indirect Tax controls
    • Ad hoc tax queries on contracts and activity in the UK and Ireland
    • Assisting with the annual corporation tax return work for 3 entities and 1 Branch
    • Assisting with the completion and information gathering for Transfer pricing documentation
  • Promoting and managing change within the finance function, working with all colleagues in a collaborative style:
    • Performing the monthly permanent control checks for Group
    • Performing ad-hoc internal control checks as deemed appropriate by the Compliance, Risk and Internal Control Department.
    • Identification of weaknesses within current processes and controls, recommending and implementing agreed solutions
    • Supporting other areas of the finance team during times of low staff resource or staff absence
  • Support CEO, Finance Director and Head Office with timely management information
    • Be a first point of contact in finance for requests from our region's controllers.
    • Timely completion of all group reporting schedules.

Profile

Part qualified studying towards ACCA/CIMA ideally with previous experience in a similar role

As a person, you work very well within a team and have a positive attitude.

Strong Communication Skills

Ideally exposure to / knowledge of VAT and experience of company Tax reporting including VAT, IPT and PAYE.

Job Offer

Salary £35,000 - £40,000

Bonus Scheme

Study Support for the professional accounting exams with time off and reimbursement of study costs

Monday to Friday 9-5 with an hours lunch (35 hours a week),

Hybrid Working with 2-3 days a week from home

Bonus Scheme

Group Personal Pension Plan

Life Assurance 4x salary

Private Healthcare benefit

22 Days Annual leave rising to 27 in one year increments

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