Senior Accountant (12066/1v)

Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + Benefits
Location: London
Reference: 12066/1v
Benefits: Attractive benefits including pension

Job Title:                        Senior Accountant

Location:                       London

Salary:                           £45,000 to £55,000 + Benefits



The Company:


We are a real modern-day success story, with premium No: 2 brands and one of the largest drinks producer and distributor in Europe.  With our products sold in over 80 markets, we have something to shout about.


The Opportunity:


  • Reporting to the Financial Controller and work within a team to prepare, develop and analyse key financial information.  Carry out accurate bookkeeping and manage period end reporting process in SAP for Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss statement, Cash Flow, Intercompany.
  • Full ownership of the monthly management accounts
  • Working up to trial balance
  • Post accruals/adjustments/other required journals to ensure the month-end results show the clear and fair picture
  • Support audit work by providing timely and accurate data and report
  • Proactively suggest improvements and take an active part in the implementation and in the follow up process.
  • Preparation of VAT returns (outsourced at the beginning, potentially insourced at later stage)
  • Bank reconciliations ensuring all postings and cash allocations are up to date
  • Provide the required input into the monthly and quarterly group consolidation- report data to Global Corporate Finance for the purpose of external reporting under US GAAP and IFRS





  • Must have FMCG experience
  • Qualifications and/or Degree in accounting
  • General knowledge and experience with SAP
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Audit experience is an advantage


Soft skills:

  • Challenging, enquiring mind, seeks to understand both the ‘how’ and the ‘why’
  • Has a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be highly organised and efficient, able to manage own workload
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Have excellent communication skills, be able to speak to a range of people at all levels of management and both internal and external customers
  • Have good presentation and explanation skills, in particular be able to explain accounting concepts to non-financial managers
  • Be flexible and open to change in a growing organisation
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking, and keen to progress in a financial role




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