Senior Accountant - ACA Qualified

Company: Aston Carter
Location: London, England
Industry: Pharmaceuticals, Accounting, Financial Reporting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Job Type: Permanent (6 Months)
ID: 8656
Posted: 16 Sep 2020

Job Description:

Our client, a large US Pharmaceutical firm, are looking for a highly motivated and proactive candidate to join its Statutory Reporting team within its international shared service centre on an initial 6 month contract basis. The successful applicant will assist with the statutory accounting, including the preparation and review of multiple statutory accounts across the international region, which covers approximately 20 legal entities.

There will likely be an opportunity for this role to move into a permanent role after the initial 6 month contract. The head office is based in Paddington, but the role will be remote working until the office re-opens post Covid.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Central to this role is effective stakeholder management at all levels of the business. You will have a proven track record of presenting information to senior leaders in a clear and concise manner.

For countries you are responsible for, you will manage the relationship with the external accounting service provider in order to support the delivery of the financial statements, ensuring we are connected to the latest technical accounting knowledge and resources. You will also manage the relationship with the external auditors for the relevant countries statutory accounts you are responsible for to ensure delivery of the statutory audit agreed timelines.

EDUCATION:

  • ACA Qualified from a professional practice background, big 4 preferred (0-2 years PQE)

  • Experience in preparing and/or reviewing statutory financial statements under multiple GAAP's

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven communication, negotiation and influencing skills in working with multiple stakeholders both internal and external

  • Established record in managing multiple and competing priorities

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge under multiple GAAP's

  • Good interpersonal, analytical and written skills
Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Required Skills:

ACA Qualified, ACA, Financial Reporting, Statutory Reporting, Accountant, Financial Accountant, US GAAP, IFRS

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Matthew Hacker
mhacker@astoncarter.co.uk
TEL : +44 20 7997 7204

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