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Senior Accountant | Multinational

Our client, a leading global organisation has a requirement for a Senior Accountant to join their team. This is a key role within the business, where you will provide crucial financial information to the EMEA Leadership Team and other key stakeholders. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the ideal candidate will have 5+ years PQE along with broad, multinational/EMEA accounting knowledge as well as indirect tax. Hybrid working options along (2 days onsite) with a very competitive base salary and benefits package. City centre-based office location.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Production of group monthly management accounts, including P&L accounts, KPI’s and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Support the review and analysis of group GL codes on an ongoing basis
  • Manage intercompany accounts processing & reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation of group-audited accounts and liaise with external auditors
  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation, completion and filing of group VAT returns and all trade compliance work
  • Support Finance Controller on group Corporation Tax filings
  • Responsible for key partner account management by partnering with relevant internal stakeholders to resolve account escalations and reconciliations
  • Responsibility for group trade compliance – VAT, Corporation Tax, Payroll Tax, Customs and liaising with external providers
  • Continuously strive for improvements and efficiencies in the accounting processes & procedures that supports the sustainable growth of the business
  • Analytical review of the monthly P&L. Investigating variances and flagging areas not aligned to plan as part of monthly close review.
  • Partner with company departments to support the execution of company strategic objectives
  • Produce financial analysis reports for company departments to support KPI & budgetary control
  • Partner with Finance Controller on ad-hoc and strategic projects

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Qualified Accountant – 5+ years’ PQE within a multinational company
  • Understanding of EU VAT would be beneficial
  • Experience working with an Accounting ERP system is required
  • Strong track record of taking a primary role with month-end close for a variety of EU countries is 
  • required
  • Accurate attention to detail and ability to manage stakeholders 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office® and ability to quickly learn new programmes

What you will get in return:

  • Performance Related Bonus
  • Health Insurance (employee and family full-cover)
  • Incremental Annual Leave with tenure
  • Pension Contribution
  • Hybrid Working
  • Life Assurance
  • EAP
  • Service Awards
  • Educational Assistance

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.