Senior Financial Accountant, FMCG, West London, c£70k + Bonus + Great Benefits
I am working with a £400m t/o Listed FMCG business who are looking for a highly skilled and detail-oriented Senior Financial Accountant to join their successful finance function. You will play a pivotal role in managing financial reporting, budgeting, and treasury functions within the dynamic organisation. This role requires an in-depth understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting standards (IFRS), and strong analytical and communication skills.
This role offers brilliant progression opportunities within a listed and highly reputable FMCG business
Financial Accounting and Reporting:
- Central Costs:
- Prepare and oversee reporting and budgeting for central costs.
- Ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements.
- Group Accounting:
- Assist in consolidation processes and reporting for the group.
- Manage cashflow reporting.
- Ensure compliance with IFRS 2, IFRS 16, and pensions accounting standards.
- Audit Management:
- Supervise year-end and half-year audit processes.
- Maintain relationships with external auditors.
- Technical Accounting:
- Prepare accounting papers for the Audit Committee.
- Stay updated on technical accounting standards and changes.
- Subsidiary Statistics:
- Manage subsidiary accounting and reporting as required.
- Internal Controls and Audit Planning:
- Conduct process mapping and audit planning for internal control procedures.
- Implement and maintain internal controls to ensure financial accuracy and compliance.
- Manage day-to-day relationships with banking partners.
- Prepare net debt reports for presentation to the Board.
- Develop and maintain cashflow forecasting models.
- Manage loan and credit facility agreements.
- Ensure compliance with financial covenants in loan agreements.
Qualifications and Skills:
- ACA/ACCA Qualified with 2+ years post qualified experience
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting standards (IFRS).
- Proven experience in financial reporting and audit management.
- Driven with a desire to progress
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.