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Financial Accountant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 45000.00 - 53000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3064805
An opportunity has arisen to join a leading media entertainment company with a strong and diversified portfolio of operations with their sector. Joining as a Financial Accountant you will be responsible for maintaining accounting records, financial reporting, data processing and analysis. This is a great opportunity join a firm where serious prospects for progression are possible.

• Ensure all accounting records are kept, maintained to comply with internal and external controls and legislation.
• Process improvement and implementation of working practices and controls.
• Quarterly reporting process to the US to required deadlines.
• Draft the year end individual and consolidated statutory accounts for audit.
• Ensure all reporting submissions made to different regulatory bodies are timely and accurate
• Liaise with other departments and external advisors as appropriate to ensure that all relevant areas (legal, regulation requirements, corporation tax, VAT etc) have been considered in the financial reporting process.
• Be the main point of contact for the year end external audit process
• Responsible for making sure the company complies to Sarbanes-Oxley act regulations
• Assisting with corporation tax computations drafting for the year end submissions.
• Main point of contact for Internal audit and Royalty audits.
• Maintain control of the royalty reporting ensuring they are prepared and reviewed to required timescales.
• Prepare the quarterly VAT return for review by Group FC and FD
• Assist maintaining the accuracy of purchase and sales ledgers by regular review and keep GRIR under control.
• Prepare financial analysis for other areas of the business as required.
• Assist with the monthly management accounts for internal reporting when necessary to cover the Management Accountants.
• Exercise tight balance sheet control across all companies by regular reconciliation of all balance sheet GL accounts.
• Report to Group FC on risks and areas of concern which have come to light from the balance sheet review.
• Support the Financial Controller in adding value and challenging the status quo in other areas of the business to optimize business performance and profitability.
• Assist the FC, FD & FP&A in determining how to account for new deals and acquisitions

This role shall suit

- A Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA Qualified)
- Strong technical accountant
- Exposure to IFRS and US Gaap/Accounts Preparation
- VAT and Tax exposure

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