Financial Accountant (Lead) - Petrochemicals / Transportation Fuels

$88,692 - $103,896 yearly
  • CV Library
  • E14, Canary Wharf, Greater London
  • Sep 01, 2023
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Role: Finance Manager

Job Description

Financial Accountant (Lead) – Global Petroleum Manufacturer / Marketer ACA / ACCA / CIMA / Qualified / “Financial Accountant” / SAP / ACL / UK GAAP / FRS102 / SOX / Thomson Reuters OneSource / Fuel / Petrochemical / Manufacturing / Marketing The company Leading global manufacturer and marketer of transport fuels and petrochemicals. The role Reporting to the Manager UK and HQ Financial Accounting, you will be responsible for providing financial accounting services to the firm’s European business. Meeting all UK statutory reporting requirements and adhere to all internal financial accounting deadlines, you will provide ad hoc financial reporting and analysis, represent your team on projects and cover for your manager as required. Specifically you will: * Prepare statutory accounts for the firm’s UK entities to meet external audit requirements. Liaise directly with company auditors and coordinate responses to audit testing. Research and apply UK GAAP accounting policy for new or changing business activity. Post UK GAAP adjustments into unconsolidated companies in SAP. * Take a lead role in the interim and year-end SOX control audits, prepare supporting schedules and analysis and answer queries from auditors as they arise. Coordinate responses and requests for documentation from the wider Europe business. * Ensure timely and accurate internal monthly corporate reporting to company headquarters in the US. Examples includes Benefit analysis, Ad valorem taxes and allowance for doubtful accounts reports. * Perform month end close activities as assigned, including accruals and amortisations, payroll accounting, currency revaluations and other ad hoc journals. * Undertake monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, complete within corporate deadlines and to the required standard, ensure open items are followed up and cleared on a timely basis. * Perform ad hoc statutory and analytical work to support Manager UK and HQ Accounting and the Europe business. Represent the financial accounting team on work streams and projects. The requirements A degree holding and qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA), you will ideally possess a minimum of 5+ years post qualification experience in financial accounting and statutory reporting gained in a commercial environment. Contemporary knowledge of UK GAAP accounting standards (FRS102) and exposure to SOX control audits, you should be an advanced user of Excel & SAP. Exposure to ACL and Thomson Reuters OneSource Accounts Production software preferred but not essential. Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly summarise complex financial reporting issues and articulate them to a non-finance audience, you should evidence effective analytical and problem-solving skills In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $88,692 to a maximum of $103,896. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £70,000 to a maximum of £82,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $136,729 to a maximum of $160,167.

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