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Financial Accountant

Accountancy & Finance
£40,000 to £50,000 Per Annum
plus benefits
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For more information about this job please contact:

Gemma Taylor
01480 277997

An exciting role as become available for a Financial Accountant to join a successful company in Cambridge. 

My client is looking for a highly proficient Financial Accountant to join the Corporate Accounts function. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the corporate compliance processes to ensure all financial reporting and tax deadlines are adhered to and all figures are provided in an accurate and timely manner. The role will be responsible for and supporting areas of corporate compliance and reporting, audit, tax, overseas entities and branches, equity and investor relations. 


  • Free onsite parking
  • 25 days Annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits
  • Pension


Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm, or 9am – 5:30pm

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assistant the Corporate Reporting Manager in the completion of the group IFRS financial statements, interim report, and subsidiary FRS 101 annual financial statements, and audit process, including responsibility for accurate notes and disclosures, sections of the report, which will include liaising with the auditors, tax advisors and publishers.
  • Responsibilities within Corporate Accounts for group consolidation accounting and management of accounting standard changes, technical accounting papers, policies review, documentation and compliance.
  • Month end responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the preparation of consolidated monthly accounts, including accounting adjustments, inputs for finance accruals and prepayments, reconciliations, lease accounting, and cash flow analysis.
  • Corporation tax compliance responsibilities for group companies and branches globally (including US, Denmark, Hong Kong), including preparing supporting data inputs and reviewing tax computations.
  • Statutory company filing requirements for group companies globally and branches globally.
  • Equity and investor accountabilities; IFRS 2 accounting, share options registers, work with the brokers, registrars, trusts and HR for share option transactions, HMRC filings, dividend processing etc.
  • Complete other finance tasks as required by the Corporate Accounts Team as they arise and where required, to support the effective performance of the finance function.
  • Work with the wider finance team on various areas across the finance functions to achieve common goals and drive continuous improvement, including the audit process, budgeting process, intercompany accounting, compliance with the accounting standards etc

Person Specification:

  • Effective communication, both written and verbal with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and self-review of work
  • Logical, thorough, proactive and methodical in approach
  • Drive and determination to meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Team Player with a collaborative approach

Qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Experience working in a similar financial/corporate accounting role for a preferably international and listed company
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Tax experience would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Experience working in an R&D and/or manufacturing environment would be an advantageous
  • Good Microsoft Excel Skills

 For more information or to discuss this role please contact Gemma Taylor on 01480 277997 or email gemma.taylor@oa-uk.co.uk

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