Financial Accountant

Job Title:                Financial Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Department:           Finance

Reporting To:         VP Finance – Europe & Asia



Function of Position:       

This large and high profile role entails providing strong Financial Controllership & Leadership to the organisation.



Main Duties:                      

  • Prepare & provide monthly, quarterly & annual executive updates on company performance
  • Oversight of Europe & Asia month end financial reporting
  • Ownership of preparation & publication of Global Consolidated Financials & Finance Pack
  • External Audit oversight for all Europe & Asia Entities, along with oversight for Global entity
  • Internal Controls oversight, reviewing the controls environment, ensuring effective & robust policies, procedures & controls are in place
  • Board Of Directors Meetings – Financials ownership of Board Pack
  • Strategic Business Case involvement (e.g. Expansion, M&A, Investment, etc..)
  • Responsibility for continually assessing our current Finance & related IT applications to ensure all tools are working efficiently. Identify any risks/concerns and develop a risk mitigation plan to address.
  • Attend/Chair relevant cross-functional calls requiring Finance Support
  • Ad hoc project engagement



Personal Specification:

  • Accounting qualification (eg. ACCA, CPA, CIMA etc.) with +1-2 years industry experience.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen, specifically be able to articulate how operational activities impact accounting entries and ultimately financial results
  • Strong audit background.
  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, and understand key variables to minimize risk.
  • Proven aptitude for process improvement / process re-engineering.
  • Self – starter with a high level of diligence and the ability to work on own initiative and in conjunction with other key process leaders.
  • Goal oriented results driven with a strong desire to see tasks through to completion. Realistic and pragmatic approach to objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; (verbal, written and presentations).
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively at all levels within the organization including Operations & Finance Executive Management Team


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