Finance Specialist

£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Burgess Hill, West Sussex

posted 11 Jun 24

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Finance Specialist

£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Apply now

About this role

Accounts receivable /Account payable Specialist - Burgess Hill £ 28 - £ 30K

At first office based then totally remote
We are recruiting for an established Pharmaceutical company who are looking for an outstanding Accounts Receivable /payable specialist

The Role

In this role you will be supporting the Financial Controller, Europe in the month end and statutory financial statements and reconciliations. In addition to preparing reports, responsibilities include compliance, monitoring, internal controls, participating in the month end close and analysing financial data to varying degrees.

Responsibilities will include

  • Reconciliations on intercompany accounts EU subsidiaries & assist with creation of monthly financial reports
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported in line with statutory guidelines and best practice
  • Assist the Financial Controller, Europe, to establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with individual country government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with external Auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations. Good knowledge of UK & US GAAP and able to provide Extended Trial Balances to auditors in order to determine statutory figures
  • Assist the Financial Controller, Europe in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
  • Have an understanding with the French language to a reasonable level
  • Prepare monthly Intrastat returns and EC Sales Lists
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns under a partial exemption scheme
  • Assist in leading in the month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation
  • Prepare accurate financial information to the Executive Team and Heads of Department working closely with Department Heads to ensure that weekly, monthly and quarterly financial management information is generated accurately and on time and they understand how to interpret and use the output to improve performance
  • Reconciliations on cash and bank accounts. Allocating payments and receipts and following up with queries were necessary.
  • Prepare supplier payment runs.
  • Keying in Supplier invoices.

Essential Skills/Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field or equivalent
  • ACCA,ACA, CIMA or AAT qualification
  • Over 3 years' experience in a similar position; experience with operations preferred.
  • Preparing both financial statements, both Management and Statutory
  • Have a full understanding of FRS 102 and IAS standards, UK GAAP, IFRS
  • Experience with a variety of Tax schemes such as partial exemption VAT, VAT cash accounting, Corporation quarterly
  • Experience of UK and European payroll systems and practices.
  • Strong experience in income statement analysis.
  • Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
  • High Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experienced operator with Sage, Quickbooks, Oracle or equivalent financial system

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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  • Specialism

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Working pattern

    Full Time

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  • Expiry date

    11 July 2024

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