Corporate Finance Analyst (UK&I)

Job title: Corporate Finance Analyst (UK&I)
Job type: 6-month contract
Reports: Corporate Finance Manager
Location: Chiswick, London
Start date: ASAP
A leading FTSE FMCG company are now hiring for a Corporate Finance Analyst to join their UK finance department on a 6-month contract.
The job holder is a member of the finance function for UK&Ireland Cluster and must ensure that statutory reporting is timely and correct, cash forecasting is accurate, internal control environment is secure, and the company is fully tax compliant in all areas of tax. Must maintain good working relationships with Auditors (KPMG), tax authorities and various internal stakeholders.
1.To produce the statutory accounts in line with the group calendar closure, accurate and usable within the SOP cycle (including intercompany recharge and account reconciliation);

2.To prepare and submit the company's monthly/quarterly VAT summary, excise return, destructions working and HRMC survey and liaise with HM Revenue and Customs re: administration, control, payment and reconciliation of Customs and VAT account;

3.To act as a SPOC (Single Point of Contact) between UK & Ireland and GBS service lines in clarifying and solving the matter raised, liaising on management of Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable and General Ledgers for UK&I.

4.To be able to drive the change agenda related to the implementation of Global, Regional, and local projects.

5.To ensure company's numbers in financials are accurately recorded and statutory requirements are met.

6.To liaise with external auditors at interim and full year audit including audit timetable, deliverables, assistance during audit and preparation of various schedules, review of financial statements, management letter.

7.To liaise with other internal departments and teams for completion of UK&I corporate tasks.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Newly qualified or part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)
*Sound analytical skills
*Computer literate, good communicator, and ability to recognise inefficiencies and make recommendation thereon
Systems knowledge including:
*SAP super user
*Excel advanced user
*SAP BI/BPC forecasting and reporting suite

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