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Financial Accountant UK - 12 month contract

Contract  for GSK in West London

Basic Qualifications:

Qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA or Qualaified By Experience

Demonstrable experience in financial reporting, preparation of statutory accounts, implementation of new accounting standards etc  Ability to communicate at matrix levels, both written and verbal. Proven ability to work as a member of multi-functional teams and influence senior management within the UK market Must have a experience in a similar role as outlined in the responsibilities Ability to communicate & comprehend financial data in a relevant and concise way Self motivated and displays initiative in solving problems Ability to plan and manage workload to ensure all key deadlines are met Actively seeks to improve processes making them more effective and efficient Disciplined, excellent organisation Empathy & resilience towards shared service centre set ups Able to work both within a team and independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with shared service Knowledge Transfer: desirable

Operational Responsibilities • Provide timely, accurate and compliant record to report services including statutory reporting in accordance with local GAAP for GSK’s European markets. • Ensure accurate and timely posting of financial transactions • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations. • Research and analyze any unmatched and / or out of balance entries • Prepare, document & manage all month end control processes • Produce routine reports, schedules, and summaries for internal & external customers • Support period end financial closing activities and ensure an efficient and effective close is performed including preparing judgment based accruals where required • Work closely with the outsource provider to ensure activities carried out are correct and assist in resolving queries or issues with the market • Work and build good relationships with local market Finance Directors, in country shared services, outsource providers and external authorities where relevant • Prepare outside auditor schedules to support annual audit and special audit requirements. • Prepare or assist in preparation of financial information to support business unit needs/external reporting requirements. • Meet service level agreements and performance targets related to the R2R (record to report) processes. Customer Relationship Responsibilities

• Resolve any query issues according to defined policies and procedures.

This role is being offered on the basis of a 12 month contract

If you do not hear back form purselves within 21 day’s please take it that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Job added on 02-11-2014