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European Project Accountant

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JEC3196/92
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 (Pro rata £20,000 - £22,500)

Job description

Our client based in Cambridge are looking for a part time European Project Accountant initially on a 6 month contract, with the look to becoming permanent after the first 6 months.

This particular role will need someone with exposure to Financial and Management accounting, with fantastic time management and organisational skills and be able to work autonomously or part of a team.

This client is a pioneer within their industry and have successfully traded since the early 1970s. They also have a strong presence across Europe, so exposure working with FX currencies is paramount for the role.

There are three main areas of the position for the European Project Accountant and they are as follows:
Working with the Finance Manager:

Probably an obvious one, but you'll be offering financial support to the UK Domestic and distribution side of the business, which will include;

> Overseeing the margins of the UK Distribution
> Reviewing of distribution opex
> Responsible for all rebates and credit requests
> Be responsible for open and shipped reporting
> Continuously reviewing Distributor reporting requirements and look at developing and implementing improvements where necessary

European Team Support:

> Give guidance and input to the budget, month end and quarterly reporting processes
> Be involved with the J-SOX reporting

European Project Support:

> Responsible for sub ledger reporting
> Provide the development of the process of the service accounts
> Deliver the reports on working capital
> Continuously review of existing processes and roll out best practice methods

Person criteria:

> Degree level education
> Qualified ACA,ACCA or CIMA
> Experience of project management and accounting
> Experience of Budgets and forecasts
> Experience of J-SOX reporting
> Working knowledge of Oracle, SAP, Sage



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