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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + tech giant benefits package

  • Contact:

    David Mendonca

  • Contact email:

    davidm@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008918_1614074957

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Senior Accountant - Nasdaq-100 Tech Giant - City of London - £55-60k + excellent big tech benefits package

A meaty Senior Accountant role in the UK Finance Team of an S&P 500 / NASDAQ-100 blue chip Tech business, based in the City of London.

This multinational business has gone from strength to strength as it has expended into new markets across the globe, continuing to grow during the pandemic - maintaining its enviable position as one of the leading players in their field in the world.

This role sits in a young dynamic multicultural team of incredibly bright finance professionals, and have a modern, warm and collaborative culture you would expect of a blue chip Tech giant.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and review of the UK's consolidation to support both US GAAP external filings, as well as local statutory requirements, while mentoring junior team members;
  • Complete annual goodwill impairment and going concern assessments, including preparing the relevant memos for internal and auditor review
  • Monthly submission of results to Group in the US, and production of reporting package
  • Ensure that effective financial controls are in place and are compliant with SOX requirements
  • Monthly legal entity reviews to statutory materiality to ensure accuracy
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation for all relevant accounts
  • Manage and coordinate the audit of the statutory financial statements to ensure all audits are completed on-time and accounts filed by required deadline
  • Monitor overall UK account reconciliation and prepare the monthly Account Reconciliation Certificate to be submitted to Group in the US
  • Active participation in continuous improvement initiatives, standardisation, re-engineering of processes, reporting and controls, and implementation of best practices, working closely with systems teams
  • Work with other departments across the business to ensure the accuracy of the financial statements, as well as providing support on the accounting for certain transactions
  • Manage the intercompany process for the UK
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis as assigned

Essential criteria you will need to be successful in this role:

  • ACA/CA from a top 6 firm
  • Experience working with multinational listed clients
  • Strong US GAAP or IFRS experience
  • A modern, progressive mindset able to flourish in a multicultural environment.