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Salary£60000 - £70000 per annum
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LocationSouthend-on-Sea
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TermContract
Urgent requirement for an experienced Interim Financial Accountant. This role is responsible for supporting the general accounting duties required to compile and produce accurate financial accounts including developing and maintaining accounting processes and procedures. Ensuring the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements. Ensuring financial reports are accurate and compliant with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
 
Main Duties
Assist with the coordination of the monthly closing process and support in ensuring the monthly reporting packages are completed, reviewed and submitted to corporate in a timely manner
Responsible for specific account analyses and monthly reconciliations for the more technical accounting areas
Reviewing reconciliations and journals as part of month end processes
Oversee the preparation of VAT returns
Oversee the preparation of information for key stakeholders (internal and external)
Maintain the integrity of account reconciliations, key financial schedules and other financial reporting
Support efforts to complete detailed monthly Profit & Loss / Balance Sheet reviews, including the identification and explanation of significant movements and variances, ensuring accuracy of balances and adequate underlying support
Work closely with internal and external auditors, compiling and providing requested information and responding to various requests required to complete their audit
Manage internal process documentation and compliance with SOX controls.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential Qualified Accountant with strong relevant experience
Must be proficient with accounting principles, procedures, practices and financial accounting
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are critical to success
 Multinational experience with foreign currency translations and intercompany activity a plus SOX experience desirable
Position requires good interpersonal skills in dealing with team members at all levels in the company
Experience in a manufacturing environment would be a positive
Able to prioritize and work to tight deadlines
 
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