Financial Accountant

Location UK / Armagh

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1349641

 Job Description

Financial Accountant

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT                                                                             JOB REF: 0399

 

Our client is a diversified global manufacturer who manufacture a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, manufacturing, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy and utility industries.

 

 

Job Purpose:


The Financial Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany reconciliations, month-end closing activities, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. The position calls for exceptional accounting knowledge, sound judgment, good communication skills, and a drive for standardization. Partnering with the business units and functional leaders is crucial to the overall success of this role.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accounting activity including journal entries, account reconciliation, and financial analysis.
  • Complete monthly general ledger accounts, fixed assets, and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.
  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis as per corporate closing calendar.
  • Forecasting – cash and FX forecasting processes.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend / implement process improvements.
  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.
  • Prepare government reports/census forms.
  • Provide support when required on maintenance of master-data records for AP & AR.
  • From time to time, you will be required to undertake other responsibilities/activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities.

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Chartered Accountant, with 3+ years of related professional experience within a manufacturing and/or shared services environment.
  • Experience in accounting and financial systems (Oracle experience preferred but not essential).
  • Experience of preparing UK statutory accounts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

 

 

 

Contact Donna McGurk for a confidential chat on 028 8676 0044 or submit your CV via the link.

 

Desirable criteria may be used for shortlisting.  The Company reserves the right to vary criteria at the shortlisting stage.

 

 

Spectrum Employment Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

 

 

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