The Financial Accountant will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth running of the Financial Accounts Team and be the link between the offshore Financial Accounts function. Key responsibilities are: Manage and monitor the performance of the offshore team, and where possible deliver training and development.Support the offshore Overhead & Treasury functions and act as an escalation point for all R2R activities.Take the lead on accounting for acquisition/divestures, including new business intergration.Work closely with the Global Shared Finance Service Team to improve and harmonise accounting practices.Collate and review monthly balance sheet reconciliationsAnnual audit liaison including statutory accounts for smaller entitiesEnsure sufficient financial controls are in place to meet internal and external requirements, including SOX.Engage with the business to improve the reputation and effectiveness of the Global Shared Services Team and the UK Finance Department. The role will suit a recently qualified (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) from Big4/Top 10 looking for their first move into industry. You will enjoy being part of team that delivers high quality work to tight deadlines, actively engages with the wider business to identify opportunities to improve processses and reporting, and most importantly a team that loves socialising together. This is an opportunity to join a business with a track record of developing progressing their people both in the UK and abroad.