JOB DESCRIPTION

Post Title

Accountant

Department

Accounts

Reports to

Financial Controller

Direct Reports

None

Salary

c. £45k depending upon experience

Location

Head Office (Elstead, Surrey)

Hours

Full time 37.5 hours per week

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the holder of this role will be responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management and financial information, providing services to one of Briars’ major clients which operates across the United Kingdom, USA and Europe.

RESPONSIBILITES (the list below is not exhaustive)

  • Maintenance of the booked and records for a number of entities.
  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts.
  • Preparation of financial information for quarterly board packs.
  • Preparation of consolidated group and individual subsidiary financial statements under IFRS/US GAAP.
  • Coordination of the audit process.
  • Preparation of tax-related reports including corporate returns, VAT reporting and local tax compliance obligations as well as regulatory reporting.
  • Liaising with external tax advisers in respect of the preparation of computations for corporate tax returns.
  • Management of the accounts payable process.
  • Assisting in the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Other ad hoc work as and when required.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Accountant likely to have at least 5 years post qualifying or QBE.
  • High-value capital leasing experience beneficial but not a prerequisite.
  • Experience of Sun general ledger preferable.
  • Strong IFRS and/or US GAAP accounting principles.
  • Experience in preparing quarterly consolidated management accounts.
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with colleagues and build teamwork.
  • Excellent numerical skills, strong written and verbal communication.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Because of the changing nature of our business, your job description will inevitably change. You will, from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by management.

To apply for this job email your details to tristan.hassan@briarsgroup.com.