Reporting to the Finance Manager, the accountant will be responsible for establishing acquisition accounting required for the parent company's financial statements, including goodwill and managing future valuation. In addition, you will work with the teams at both locations (based overseas) to ensure compliance with regulations as well as establish a regular flow of financial information & cash balances from the two subsidiaries.
Other duties include working with the financial accountant to establish consolidation requirements, establish and maintain control processes for both entities, complete US GAAP reporting for both entities and request & review monthly management reporting for both entities. Finally, you will be required to identify and migrate the accountancy work to an external service provider for both locations.
The successful candidate should be qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA and will be prepared to be "hands on" as the role will require a broad range of skills and experience across all levels of finance. It is also very important that the successful candidate builds relationships with the newly acquired companies as you will be dealing with queries as well as re-assuring staff and coming up with practical solutions to any issues that arise. Therefore, candidates will need to have strong interpersonal skills. Due to the nature of the role, there is a requirement for significant travel to both Spain & Germany.
The role is being recruited on a 6-9 month fixed term contract basis. In return, a competitive salary and benefits package is offered.
Apply now for immediate consideration.