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DATE ADDED: Tue 14/01/2020

Financial Accountant - Global Entertainment - London

London, UK
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COMPANY: HANDLE RECRUITMENT LIMITED

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £40000 - £44000 per annum

Financial Accountant - Global Entertainment - London

My client, a leading Media and Entertainment business are looking for a part qualified/ finalist Financial Accountant on a full time basis. This candidate will responsible for taking ownership of all statutory accounting, financial compliance and reporting.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with the management of the statutory audit process
  • Preparation of draft tax packs, statutory accounts and all related documentation through partnership with the business unit finance teams
  • Liaison with finance teams in business units and tax team on all aspects of tax reporting
  • Responsibility for preparation of accurate VAT returns and timely payment of VAT liabilities
  • Compliance with PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) requirements
  • Liaison with company secretary on board and Companies House requirements
  • Assist with banking and treasury requests from Treasury and the business unit finance teams, including closure of bank accounts
  • Review and settlement of inter company balances
  • Co-ordination with MIS function on all new reporting requirements
  • Preparation of dividend proposals for each entity as applicable
  • Liaison with shared delivery centres with regard to SAP journal postings and reporting deliverable, including clearing down balances in SAP company codes as applicable
  • Subject matter expert within Corporate Finance department on statutory and tax reporting processes, issues and technical updates
  • Establishment of excellent relationships with the finance functions of all applicable business units
  • Any other statutory and tax reporting and compliance issues as directed by management

Key skills:

  • Part Qualified/Finalist ACCA/CIMA studier
  • A background in Media/TV/Film would be highly desirable
  • Previous experience of preparing UK GAAP Statutory Accounts
  • Experience preparing VAT Returns is desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office in particular MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadline in pressurised environments

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Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.

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