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DATE ADDED: Sat 16/11/2019

Senior Financial Accountant

East Prawle, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will support the Finance Manager and Senior Financial Controller in the understanding and the preparation of the company monthly performance and provide tight financial control over the balance sheet and P&L.

**Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Accountant:**

- Manage the most complex activities associated with maintaining general ledger, month-end closing, developing financial statements and reports, and budget analysis for balance sheet review
- Support the preparation of monthly management accounts, including detailed variance analysis with an ability to understand and explain these movements
- Conduct initial review and process of payroll for financial controller sign off
- Assist the Senior Financial Controller with the implementation and management of new financial control processes as the company scales
- Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting to Headquarters
- Maintain an efficient and effective purchase ledger system
- Undertake a daily bank reconciliation ensuring all payments and receipts are accurately recorded
- Setting up bi-monthly payments and preparing documentation for Senior Financial Controller to authorize
- Assist the Senior Financial Controller with financial analysis of Balance Sheet and P&L
- Deputising for the Senior Financial Controller in their absence, including attendance at management meetings
- Assist with internal and external audit and production of financial accounts for legal entities
- Contribute to the division’s process improvements

**Additional Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Accountant:**

- Prepare monthly tax declaration (VAT, Withholding) and Annual Income Tax
- Responsible for the preparation of individual and consolidated statutory annual accounts

**What would make you a good fit for this role?**

## **Required Skills:**

- 5+ years of professional accounting experience
- Audit experience within a Professional Services environment
- Knowledge of USGAAP or IFRS
- Proficient with Excel
- Advanced English communication skills

**Preferred Skills:**

- Knowledge of Oracle systems
- Experience managing teams
- Hands-on attitude with a proactive approach
- Ability to work with changing deadlines


- Licentiate degree, Business Administration and Management or Economics

**What exactly does Equifax do?**

Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. The company organizes, assimilates and analyzes data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its database includes employee data contributed from more than 7,100 employers.

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. Equifax offers a performance-driven culture that rewards results and encourages growth and development. Many expect us to be a serious workforce, and we are – we're serious about continuing to grow our business, serious about working together as one team, and serious about continuously building a strong, engaged workplace that embraces integrity and change as much as it does fun, camaraderie and philanthropy.

Some noteworthy achievements for the company include: Named to the Top 100 American Banker FinTech Forward list (2015-2016); named a Top Technology Provider on the FinTech 100 list (2004-2016); named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner (2014-2015); named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2013-2017); named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (2011-2015); named one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies (2015-2017). For more information, visit ######.###.

**Primary Location:**
ESP-Madrid Castellana

Function - Accounting

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