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Financial Accountant - Reading

Have you gained experience within a Financial Accountant role? Do you have ACCA or CIMA qualifications? Are you now looking for your next challenge? If so the role as Financial Accountant at ESP Global Services could be the next role for you.

What does the role of Financial Accountant involve?
You will report to the Financial Controller and support the current team in delivering the month end accounts to agreed timescales and take ownership for various other treasury and compliance tasks.

  • Take responsibility for the delivery of several crucial month end tasks, to include (but not limited to)
    - Partner cost accruals
    -  General cost accruals and prepayments
    -  Revenue accruals and review of month end accruals
    -  Review of payroll reports and posting of respective journals
    -  Foreign exchange calculation and journal posting
    -  Reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts and resolution of issues
  • Ownership of the cashflow forecast ensuring this is updated promptly daily. Report to be periodically presented to FC & FD and any impending issues highlighted
  • Accountable for the funding across multiple bank accounts in multiple currencies
  • Ownership of the Expenses and Credit Card end to end processes
  • Accountable for the submission of the monthly Invoice Financing
  • Preparation and submission of the UK & Ireland VAT returns deadline
  • Preparation of year end audit


What Competencies/ previous experience do you need to have to be considered?

  • ACCA/ CIMA newly qualified- ideal  
  • A good understanding of how Accounting Systems work (ESP use Microsoft Dynamics NAV)
  • Experience of multi- currency environments
  • A good understanding of the principles of VAT inside and outside of the EU
  • Experience of working within a service business- desirable
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver tight deadlines
  • Must have good attention to detail  

Interested? Please apply today for a quick response.

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About ESP

ESP is trusted by global organisations to deliver tailored IT support and infrastructure solutions around the world, 24/7. We have added value to our customers for over 25 years by listening to their needs and proactively delivering the service they want, wherever in the world that might be. We are headquartered in Reading, with staff in most of the major UK airports and regional Service Delivery hubs across the globe. Our customers include many household brand names such as easyJet, Avis, Marie Curie, Wipro, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

We are looking for vibrant, enthusiastic individuals with a can do attitude who can join our team. ESP offers a dynamic environment, a strong sense of fun and a commitment to career progression from within, all of which help us to deliver our outstanding services to our global clients.

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