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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Financial Accountant (Fixed Term)

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum + benefits

Morson are exclusively partnering with a leading global property & real estate client who employ c90,000 people across more than 80 countries.

Our client is looking for a qualified Financial Accountant to join them for a period of 9-12 months on a fixed term basis. This role will support the broader Finance, Tax & Treasury teams with a number of projects including the overhaul / improvement of processes across the function and the closure of a number of business entities. You will also support the Financial Control team with their monthly US GAAP reporting and other local statutory reporting obligations.

This role will be based out of central London 1-2 days per week with the flexibility to work from home for the remainder of the week.

The role will be spilt in to two parts, the first 3 months and then the second 6-9 months tasks are listed below.

First 3 months:

Cover for US GAAP GL Lead whilst a permanent role is recruited

Monthly GL close coordination
Reconciliation reviews and improvements
Coordinating with teams in other countries
Preparation of consolidated reporting to EMEA
Preparation and consolidation of group VAT returns and partial exemption
Ad hoc assistance with US and UK GAAP audits where needed

Months 4-12:

Accountable for the project management of the UK legal entity rationalisation programme:

Work with Tax, Legal and EMEA to propose and coordinate legal entities for liquidation
Prepare accounting entries, tax returns, Company Secretarial paperwork
Manage internal approval process and documentation

Qualifications and experience required

2 - 5 years post qualification ACA, ACCA, CIMA
Strong technical experience in UK GAAP, prior audit experience preferred
US GAAP experience preferred
Corporation tax preparation and company secretarial background
IT literate
Experience of working effectively to meet multiple deadlines

This role is being offered on a fixed term basis at a salary of up to £70,000 pa. Please get in touch with Craig Saxby at Morson Talent for further information
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