The Company Overview:
Butler rose are exclusively partnered with a US owned Shared Service Centre in Manchester who are looking for a Financial Accountant (RTR) to sit as part of a newly created team. This is a great opportunity to start something from scratch. This role is a senior / number 2 position which will play a key part in supporting the team as it continues to grow and will, in turn, offer multiple rewards. In addition, they are a very collaborative organisation, listening to staff suggestions and as such, your input will always be valued, and you will really feel like you're making your mark in the wider business.
Hybrid working is on offer as are flexible start & finish times.
Your new role as Financial Accountant (RTR):
Your duties will include:
Acting as key point of contact for Year End Audit, and liaison with External Auditors
Preparing appropriate schedules for Year End Audit
Preparing and submitting VAT Returns, EC Sales lists & Intrastats
Reporting and Submitting other Tax or Regulatory requirements
Taking ownership of the European entities
Responsible for General ledger accounting processes, month end close activities and deadlines (accruals, prepayments, review of automated batch postings)
Reviewing P&L account accuracy at each reporting point
Posting monthly payroll journal and preparing payroll related payments
Reviewing and maintaining a detailed and accurate balance sheet reconciliation
Working closely with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Treasury Teams in order accurately reflect the accounting position and performance as well as ensuring high standards of service delivery
Assisting in preparation of Annual Company Corporate Tax Returns
The Experience & Qualifications Required:
The successful Candidate shall be/have:
SAP experience would be highly beneficial but not essential
Proficiency in one of more European languages would be desirable. A German speaker would be ideal.
Shared Service Centre background would be preferable but not compulsory
Self-sufficient, can-do attitude
Hands on, able to tackle issues & support the team very quickly at an operational level
Ability to see the bigger picture
Experience of preparing VAT returns
Qualified, Part Qualified or Qualified by Experience Accountant
Knowledge of European Accounting, Tax & Regulatory environments would be a bonus
Country specific knowledge. Countries of particular interest include Spain, Portugal, France, Benelux, Italy & Germany.
Good Excel skills
Capable of working to tight deadlines
High degree of accuracy
Your Reward & The Package on Offer:
As Financial Accountant (RTR), you shall receive
A salary of £40,000 - £46,000, possibly higher for the right candidate
5% Employer Pension contribution
Death in Service benefit - 4 times salary
27 days holiday + bank holidays.
Health Cash plan
Who Are Butler Rose?
Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part-qualified appointments through to Group FDs.
With offices in Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.
Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.