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Financial Accountant

Location: SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3043123
A market leader within their industry, is offering you a chance to be part of it. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant within their finance team in Southampton.

- Financial Accountant
- Perm

This role provides a great opportunity to work in an area of the business that has overall responsibility for the financial reporting of the business division in to group head office.

The primary purpose for this role is review and supervision of the accounting for payroll, VAT, legal claims and insurance as well as general ledger management. You will also be responsible for the monthly and quarterly deliverables for both the external auditors and head office.

Main responsbilities:

- Ensure that accounting for payroll, VAT, legal claims and Insurance is robust and       compliant
- Manage the relationships with external auditors
- Directly leading and inspiring a team to continually develop themselves and their processes to ensure accurate delivery to deadlines
- Driving the financial control agenda all across Finance.
- Accountable for GL close and GL integrity
- Responsible for monthly and quarterly deliverables for both the external auditors and head office
- Review SOX controls completed by your team, while applying a continuous improvement mindset
- Develop relationships with stakeholders (finance and non-finance) to provide meaningful insight to the numbers
- Business partnering legal team
- Process development
- Key influencer in global GL development


Requirements
- Qualified Financial Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with at least 2 years post qualified experience
- General finance, financial reporting and accounting experience
- Experience of financial systems
- Proven success in managing a team
- A knowledge of SOX, IFRS and/or US GAAP, and SAP would be useful but not essential

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