Senior Financial Accountant

Scottish Borders Permanent
  • Senior Accounting Position In A Highly Successful Organisation
  • Relocation Package Available

About Our Client

The client is renowned manufacturing and production organisation.

Job Description

  • To mentor and support UK Accounting team to increase knowledge base within the team relating to IFRS, AR, AP, GL, Fixed Assets, Cashflow, Tax etc.
  • To maintain the General Ledger, monthly working papers, and integrity of the Balance Sheet, including the control accounts for all entities.
  • Manage UK Secondee Employment taxes relative to the UK, working collaboratively with the Corporate tax team, Global Mobility and tax advisors, keeping up to date with legislation requirements and changes.
  • Manage the Corporation tax processes for the UK entities including the Annual Corporation Tax requirements ensuring accuracy and compliance with UK Tax legislation and adherence to deadlines.

Additional Accountabilities:

  • To report and manage the operations of the UK Equity schemes for employees.
  • To support the maintenance and accuracy of Management Fees Reporting.
  • Interpret key accounting and tax technical matters for presentation to the organisation.
  • To support both Internal and External audits.
  • Pro-actively identify and implement applicable UK employment Tax changes.
  • To Lead and participate in cross functional Continuous Improvement Initiatives or Specialised activities as required within the organisation.
  • Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 1%)
  • Additional duties as assigned.

The Successful Applicant

  • A minimum of a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) is required or working towards a Professional Accounting qualification;
  • Three (3) years of related experience is preferred
  • Experience in industry acting in this role, ideally in manufacturing, or public practice experience with exposure to accounting, auditing, VAT, taxation, etc.
  • Experience in ERP systems, ideally JD Edwards or similar. Although smaller systems experience is acceptable.
  • Staff supervision.
  • Working as a team, but with a high degree of personal responsibility and autonomy.

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits is on offer to the successful candidate, as well as a relocation package if moving for to the area for the role.

David Renfrew
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+44 131 243 2952

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