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Senior Financial Accountant - Hertfordshire - £55,000

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant - Hertfordshire - £55,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: FF17584_1554994283
Contact Name: Epiphany Wright-Nash
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Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant - Stevenage, Hertfordshire - £55,000 plus an excellent benefits package.

An internationally renowned business, specialising in medical devices are now seeking a dynamic and commercially minded Senior Financial Accountant, looking to ultimately take that next step up in their career to Financial Controller.

You will play an integral role in the business, working closely with the EMEA Financial Controller and being very much part of a core team, with the ability to make a difference in the organisation. The role is varied and alongside the day to day financial responsibilities, you will be utilising your US GAAP experience to overall improve the efficiency of the Finance department.

As Senior Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for; US GAAP adjustments, reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, monthly accruals, quarterly tax packs, reporting requests, preparation of statutory accounts under local GAAP and preparing the reconciliation between US GAAP accounts and local statutory accounts and leading the year end scheduling.

This role is very much a blend of strategy and operational finance support, so it requires the individual to be pragmatic and happy to work in a hands on capacity.

To be considered for this role you must;

Be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified and have held a similar Senior Financial Accountant role, ideally from both practice and industry
Have a strong understanding of US GAAP
Excellent knowledge of local tax compliance requirements
Adept at using Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables & Formulas), Access and SAP
Be a confident all round finance professional, demonstrating strong commercial acumen and relationship building skills

If you are a driven and ambitious finance professional, looking to join a successful business, on a continuous upwards trajectory, then you will enjoy a starting salary of up to £55,000 plus a host of other benefits including; a generous pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, access to Employee Assistance Program, Death in Service and an impressive sickness policy. Finally, as the Head Office is based in the US, it may be required for the successful candidate to stay later to accommodate however the business does adopt a flexible culture and will allow you to take the time back.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.