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Senior Financial Accountant

United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
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Senior Financial Accountant

The job-holder undertakes all accounting requirements within the framework of Company objectives and statutory obligations.

Preparing financial accounts for Company to tight guidelines

Ensuring audit clearance is obtained

Ensuring that the Company financial ledgers are properly maintained and reconciled

Ensuring compliance with Companies Act, Group norms, UK and IFRS accounting standards

Preparing Group VAT returns on an accurate basis in accordance with HMRC deadlines


Undertake the reporting of all corporate financial activity of the holding legal entities of the Company, together with the consolidated reporting of the UK Holding Company.

Ensures that all reporting complies with legal, SEC and group accounting standards

Produce UK IFRS statutory accounts and obtain audit clearance from external auditors

Ensure that the Company financial ledgers are properly maintained and reconciled including management and control of quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations

Produce reports for audit back up and tax etc

Produce ad hoc reports as required by the Corporate Reporting and Accounting Leader, Tax Department and others

Ensure compliance with Companies Act, Group Normes, UK and IFRS accounting standards

Liaise with Head Office/subsidiaries etc on financial matters

Provide specialist advice to senior finance management on Accounting standards

Perform SOX controls and provide evidence where required

Responsible for the Company’s VAT declarations

Produce on a timely basis the Treasury Tableau de Bord on a monthly basis as requested by Head Office

Liaise with tax department on VAT issues

Liaise with HMC&E during VAT audits.


Qualified accountant with typically 6 years experience with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience

Awareness/knowledge of systems and applications

Good knowledge of UK and US IFRS

Good knowledge of UK taxation

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Karla Brown
01224 628236
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