Finance Assistant- Accounting & Control

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Finance Assistant- Accounting & Control

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Full Time

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Here at Liberty we are looking for a Finance Assistant to support our Finance Manager (Accounting and Control) in the month end process and overall improvement of the control environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the monthly management reporting process for the Liberty Group, ensuring information is produced accurately and on a timely basis, including but not limited to:
  • Ownership of the intercompany matrix for the Group, ensuring it is fully reconciled each month end;
  • Reconcile the overseas VAT accounts, ensuring information is provided to our outsourced service provider by the required deadlines;
  • Maintain the UK companies’ fixed asset registers;
  • Business partner with the Payroll department to prepare and post the payroll journal; and
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of the payroll balance sheet accounts.
  • Own the accounting of Liberty Hong Kong Asia Pacific Limited (small holding entity).
  •  Assist with the preparation of statutory accounts for the UK subsidiary companies.
  • Assist with ad-hoc audit queries.
  • Prepare the UK VAT return on a quarterly basis.
  • Submit the confirmation statements via Companies House on an annual basis for each entity.
  • Provide information to Grant Thornton to assist with the annual tax returns.
  • Business partner with overseas subsidiaries to ensure all information is provided on a monthly basis in conjunction with the month end timetable.
  • Perform pension accounting at year end
  • Assist the Finance Manager – Accounting and Control with the monthly balance sheet reviews of the wider finance team.
  • Provide support on ad hoc projects.
  • Provide support to the wider finance team as and when required.


Candidate Profile

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Build strong relationships within Finance and the business
  • Strong excel, business analytics and ERP systems experience, preferably Microsoft Dynamics AX and M3.
  • Organised.  Can plan, prioritise and achieve deadlines
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate
  • ACA or ACCA Trainee

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