JOB: Accounting & Financial Reporting Manager For global retail giant

There are so many commuters these days fed up with the commute to London. Living in Kent, the garden of England we are privilege to have beautiful country side and great businesses to work for on our door step. But it’s getting into these businesses that is the challenge!

Perhaps you have worked for one of the big 4 previously and seek a new local career? Due to a restructure we seek a “Financial Reporting and Accounting” expert to join our global team of accounting guru’s. With experience of around 7 years as either a Controller or Accounting Manager we are looking for someone who has a practice and commercial background coupled together.

We need someone with an in-depth knowledge of local GAAP and a proficient knowledge of U.S. GAAP. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and we would like you to be flexible, as there is remote working involved which equates to around 10% of your working day.

With a clear understanding of local impact of new accounting standards and providing input for international accounting policies you will guide both process and procedures. The preparation of schedules right to Audit stage together with prepping financial statements, monthly balance sheets, P&L and annual reports, year-end accounting and tax packages will all be your responsibility. You will report into our European Head who will communicate your information, to the wider business.

With your global experience you will comfortably preparing and reviewing journal entries for country specific accruals for tax provision and bonus and pension accounting. We are looking for someone pretty special!

Supervising two direct reports and coordinate with process owners in our specialist services unit, you need clear and concise communication skills and the ability to influence; yet be someone who likes to work in a collaborative manner. Your role will be crucial liaising with both local and the wider business community at meetings, events and works councils.

In return we will pay a salary relevant to your experience we are pitching the role at between £50-65k but if we need to pay more for the right person we will. Excellent flexible benefits on offer.

Contact Shirley Moriarty of Meridian Business Support on 01795 859 260 or email her on

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