AccountantHertfordshireSalary GBP40,000 + BenefitsOur client is a leading provider of contamination detection and quality control inspection equipment. Food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide rely on their in-line x-ray inspection systems to protect the welfare of consumers, safeguard brand reputations, minimise the risk of expensive product recalls and help with regulatory compliance.This outstanding company are looking for a qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CA) with a proven track record within the MANUFACTURING sector and extensive relevant accounting experience to support the finance department and the commercial operations of the company. You will be responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of key financial data, and take part in the reporting of company's financial results to U.S. parent in accordance with Group timetable. Excellent knowledge of ERP system(s) and strong Excel skillsResponsibilities Support the Financial Controller in delivering the overall financial strategy.Assist in the preparation of monthly P&L account and Balance sheet.Investigation of overhead cost variances and reviewing adequacy of accruals and pre-payments.Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, some monthly, some quarterly basis to ensure company's assets & liabilities correctly recorded.VAT, Intrastat and EC sales list compilation and input to Government Gateway to comply with HMR&C deadlines.Provision of management information to support the managers of the various commercial/operating departments.Carry out periodic audit/compliance tests to ensure business is compliant with SOX controls regime.Complete annual exercise to determine operating profit by geographical destination.Take part in the preparation of bi-weekly forecast (Outlook) of profit and cashflow for review by FC and subsequent submission to Group.Participate in the completion of accurate budgets, forecasts, and management reporting within the timescales set by Group.Assist in preparation of the year end information required by the auditors and liaise with the auditors to resolve queries. Please only apply if you meet the above requirements and can easily commute to North Hertfordshire on a daily basis. Apply below with an updated copy of your CV or call Waughson Recruitment for more details.