Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Sharp Consultancy Sheffield
Location
Sheffield, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Closes
28 Jul 2021
Ref
2305868545
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working with a large and continually growing business in Sheffield who are looking to recruit a Financial Reporting Accountant on a permanent basis.

This role will be based in Sheffield and will be working in a team of 4 who operate a hybrid working style, working 2-3 days in the Sheffield office and the remainder of the week from home, depending on the needs of the business and team throughout the financial year.

You will work as part of the Finance Reporting Team - responsible for reporting all financial results, budgeting and forecasting alongside responsibility for managing and supporting the financial reporting processes, ensuring compliance with US GAAP, SOX and reporting guidelines and preparation of Financial reporting disclosures.

The position holder will play a key role in supporting the drive to improve policies and processes to strengthen the financial reporting - whilst also being an active member of the team working on improvement and change management projects including providing support for existing activities around financial reporting, migration of data to the new system, implementing processes, ensuring accuracy and integrity of information.

Ideally you will be keen to operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment and demonstrate the ability to provide an active challenge to the business.

Main duties and responsibilities:

*Planning and managing reporting in line with US GAAP and meeting internal policies and SOX processes
*Revenue (Recognition of Revenue, Gross and Net revenue reporting, Segmental reporting)
*Ongoing process improvement - develop and implement processes to support accurate and consistent financial reporting
*Preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting and disclosures for region
*Planning and Implementing of new policies and guidelines and/or continuous improvement of exiting processes and guidelines
*Improved documentation around SOX guidance and compliance
*Alignment and streamlining of processes
*Ensuring compliance with financial policies, regulations and SOX requirements through managing the application of existing SOX processes and implementing/facilitating ongoing improvements:
*Supporting the wider Finance team in all aspects of revenue recognition accounting and financial reporting

Person specification:

*Strong communication and presentation skills
*A keen eye for detail and an ability to critically assess financial results
*Ability to understand and take ownership of end-to-end financial processes, identifying opportunities to improve and drive change.
*Ability to analyse and interpret policies and guidelines and implement and communicate these effectively
*Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
*Organisational and planning skills
*Integrity and honesty

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

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