Snr Accountant

Job Title: Snr Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 45000 - 57000
Reference: LORH566
Contact Name: Richard Hope
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2019 16:22

Job Description

US-owned global Blue Chip in the Telecommunications sector is looking for a high calibre qualified Accountant to join its dynamic and professional EMEA Financial Reporting team.


Reporting to the Snr Finance Manager in the Financial Reporting team of c.30, as part of a wider EMEA Finance Division of c.150, duties will include:


• Monthly Flash Balance Sheet reporting for EMEA
• Monthly EMEA Accounting for Commissions and Capopex 
• Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for Poland
• Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s)
• Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using Blackline
• Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes
• Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key Opex accounting areas
• Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, ad-hoc VAT issues and preparing quarterly forecasting
• Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions
• Assisting the Senior Manager and VP Controller, EMEA with ad-hoc projects




  • Qualified ACA (preferred), ACCA or equivalent with some post qualified experience
  • Candidates with Industry or Practice (preferred) experience are welcome to apply, however candidates  must have worked with / for a large , international, multi-entitied business
  • Degree educated
  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles (IFRS, UKGAAP, and ideally US GAAP)
  • Commercially astute
  • Good planning / time management skills
  • Motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of SAP would be advantageous
  • Candidate should be ambitious and hard-working, with strong attention to detail and good communication skills
  • A team player, self-motivated with a hands-on approach to getting things done and seeking continuous process improvement
  • The ability to organise tasks effectively, be logical and to plan and priorities