Robert Half

Financial Reporting Accountant

Robert Half
England, Cambridge
£45000 - £55000 per annum
01 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
John McLaughlin
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half Cambridge are currently recruiting for a Financial Reporting Accountant on behalf of a Multi-National FinTech business based in Fulbourn (South Cambridge)

The Role

My client needs an experienced Financial Reporting Accountant. This is a new role that will involve:
  • Understanding and controlling the company's balance sheet
  • Development of the balance sheet control environment
  • Management of the fixed and intangible assets process
  • Tax and VAT compliance
  • All external reporting, including statutory and regulatory reporting

It will suit an intelligent and curious person who is happy with change. You will be able to make rapid improvements to processes and enhance the use of systems, while supporting the growth plans of the business as we move into new locations and products

Day to day duties for the role of Financial Reporting Accountant include (But not limited to):

Monthly reporting:
  • Delivery of month-end tasks to tight deadlines and understanding of the balance sheet and P&L impact of items under your control
  • Working with the Financial Reporting Manager, ensure all month-end tasks and reporting is completed on time, with suitable understanding and analysis

Balance sheet control:
  • Control over your balance sheet items, in particular fixed and intangible assets using the Fixed Asset software within the General Ledger
  • Responsibility for the capitalisation process for internally generated software and capture of data for RDEC claims
  • Design, implementation and management of the balance sheet reconciliation, control and review process to ensure all balance sheet items within the Group are appropriately controlled and any balance sheet risk is managed

Tax and VAT:
  • Preparation of the quarterly UK and Dutch VAT returns
  • Working with our external tax advisors, ensure all tax compliance requirements are met
  • Control over all tax and VAT balance sheet items
  • Ad-hoc tax and VAT reporting and analysis
  • Statutory, FCA and other external reporting
  • Preparation of group and stand-alone statutory accounts.
  • Working with the external auditors, ensure all audit deadlines are met.
  • Ensure all reporting and schedules from the general ledger agree to the statutory accounts and all year-end adjustments are simply and accurately recorded
  • Preparation of all other external reporting, such as FCA returns and national statistics reporting
  • Other ad-hoc external reporting

Other tasks:
  • Control of accounts receivable, including preparation and capture of ad-hoc and regular sales invoicing
  • Ad-hoc cost analysis, queries and support
  • Cover for other team members

Salary & Benefits

The role of Financial Reporting Accountant is offering a very competitive salary plus benefits

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