Salary£38000 - £40000 per annum

Our client is an international listed businesses with offices in London and Colchester.  This fixted term contract role sits within one the Financial Accounting teams within Colchester, however home/remote working is available with very occasional days in Colchester (potentially required).

This initially a 12 month fixed term contract, and would suit applicants who are finalist ACCA/CIMA/ACA or newly qualified, with a strong background in financial accounting.

Key Responsibilities

The Accountant is expected to assume some of the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

· Prepare and submit VAT returns to a high standard in line with timetable
· Prepare and submit EC Sales lists
· Ensure all relevant queries are followed up in a timely manner
· Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations to a high standard and to deadline
· Prepare annual PSA return
· Prepare and review total tax contributions for direct and indirect taxes
· Assist with the preparation and submission of corporation tax and withholding tax returns
· Complete detailed analysis of general ledger codes for use in the tax returns
· Assist with obtaining certificates of residence from tax authorities
· Prepare draft statutory accounts with clear and concise working files
· Assist with the daily and monthly treasury back office processes
· Assist with preparation of information for internal and external stakeholders on an adhoc basis

Qualifications & Experience

· At the latter stages of qualification or ideally newly qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
· Good understanding of all Tax & Financial Accounting processes including best practice in Tax & Financial Accounting, people, processes and technology
· Ability to manage owe deadline and priorities, whilst delivering a high standard of work and supporting junior members when they require assistance.
· Evidence of making decisions at the right time based on the information available.
· Good presentation skills

Apply now for more information or contact Paul Sheldrake at Pure.
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