Role details

Financial Accountant

Berkshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading technology SME are on the lookout for a successful Financial Accountant
  • Great career progression opportunities

About Our Client

Based in Berkshire, my client is the leading global provider of market information solutions and services, helping its clients to grow their business profitably in a complex marketplace.

With their market leading technology, they also support businesses in various fast moving industries, including retail and health-care, providing their clients with a wide array of unique solutions to measure real-time market content and offer advanced analytics solutions, enterprise performance management software, and professional services.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant role are broad, but you would be expected to/with:

  • work together with the Management Accountant to manage the day to day processes of the Finance function
  • help manage month end across 3 trading entities and 4 holding entities
  • Financial Accounting
  • support the delivery of periodic accounting and reporting including preparation of US reporting packs and related schedules
  • work in conjunction with the Revenue Controller to make sure of correct revenue recognition within the financials
  • prepare the periodic journals, accruals and prepayments
  • helps prepare statutory accounts and information for tax computations
  • ensures accuracy of Balance Sheet
  • calculate VAT payable and receivable
  • understand or has knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Financial Planning
  • work with the FC to help improve processes and efficiency within the day to day function
  • help FC with the annual audit (US and UK) - 9 UK entities including a consolidation.
  • helps the FC deliver better financial information to the business
  • ad hoc tasks that will allow the Financial Accountant to gain an all-round appreciation of the Finance function

The Successful Applicant

In order to be a successful candidate for this opportunity, as a Financial Accountant you would need to be/have:



- a strong technical accountant, preferably with a top 4 audit firm back ground (top 10 accepted)

- good knowledge and working experience of UK GAAP/FRS102/IFRS/US GAAP

- highly numerate and accurate

- excellent communication skills, able to work pro-actively and collaboratively across the business

- mind-set of taking action and finding practical solutions to problems / obstacles

- strong organisational skills, managing multiple tasks within tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest level of accuracy

- highly competent with financial systems and processes (particularly Oracle / Sun)

- self-motivated, accountable, committed and a future leader

- ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant

What's on Offer

The successful Financial Accountant will be offered an upper quartile basic salary and a competitive benefits package.

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