Finance Associate - based Chester in London, South East England, UK

Employer: Randstad Financial Services

Location: London, South East England, UK

Hours:

Salary: Salary negotiable

The role will involve a variety of elements within taxation and is expected to include elements of the following:
* Statutory Reporting supporting production of annual financial statements of Regulated and Statutory entities, leading the statutory process, technical discussions and tax elements of board sessions.
* Accounting development work, support monthly reporting cycle - including reporting pack production, various P&L, expense and balance sheet reviews
* Monthly controls, covering legal entity close controls, suspense account reviews, balance sheet attestation, corporate cost centre review, Subsidiary Governance and intercompany break clearance
* Liaising with external auditors, providing directly and managing supply of auditable support from other functions.
* Assist on wide variety of ad hoc tasks and projects
* Providing financial and accounting input into LEAR process for legal entity actions e.g. ownership and capital changes.

Qualifications:

Strong and consistent educational background

Degree Level requirement and preferred Accounting qualification in CIMA, ACCA or ACA

Skills:
* Microsoft office, advanced Excel including good ability on VLOOKUP, PIVOTS and EXCEL FUNCTIONS,
* Finance systems (preferred Oracle, SAP, CaseWare)
* Sound knowledge of Financial reporting and experience in statutory accounting including a working knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and FRS 101
* Experience of liaising with auditors
* Experience of banking format accounts and financial services products
* General Ledger and taxation Experience

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003