Financial Accountant

Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
18 May 2021
16 Jun 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

The continued growth of the company and integration into the KION Group AG has resulted in an opportunity to hire a financial accountant into the local finance team. This is a new role joining a team of four people and working with colleagues in the UK and internationally.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for a variety of reporting, controls, and hands on accounting. They will also support the finance manager with the preparation of statutory accounts, internal / external audit requirements, process improvement and other ad hoc tasks and projects.

Financial Accounting including
  • Lease Accounting IFRS 16
  • Group Reporting
  • FX Hedge Accounting IFRS9
  • Ongoing compliance with IFRS especially IFRS 15

Monitoring of Controls
  • Ownership of Balance Sheet Control and Reconciliation Process
  • Performance of the KION Centre of Excellence including Accounts Receivable, Payable and Payment processing
  • Support of group annual controls self-certification process
  • Co-ordination of internal audit follow ups

Preparation of Statutory accounts and liaison with Auditors
  • Drafting from trial balance
  • Co-ordination of local audit testing
  • Support group quarterly audit testing and reviews

Compliance Representative for the entity

Responsible for Company Insurance renewals process and key point of contact

Support on other ad hoc technical accounting projects and tasks as required

What We Are Looking For

  • Qualified accountant with at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • University graduate or equivalent qualification
  • Good technical understanding of IFRS and Financial Accounting
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of FX Hedging and Hedge accounting an advantage
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage

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