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Accountant (1 year FTC)ref: RT41748
Sector Accounting
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - West
Salary £30000 - 37500 / Year
Accountant (1 year FTC)
A leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of games for PC and consoles, is seeking an Accountant to join their West London team.
Main Purpose of Job
The role of the accountant will be responsible for dealing with day-to-day accounting transactions accurately in a timely manner and handling the queries/requests from external/internal auditors and support the Accounting Director across a variety of projects.
Main Responsibilities
• Credit Risk Management
• Undertake the due diligence for current/potential customers (Disk/Digital/License) by analysing the latest Financial Statement information
• Maintain and monitor the debtors’ aging list and report to the relevant department to ensure no bad debts arise
• Be responsible for sales transactions including cost management
• License
• Be responsible for whole license transactions ranging from raising the invoices to cash collection
• Prepare the royalty reports and submit them to Headquarter/group companies on time
• Assist the Accounting Director with several taxation matters (Corporation tax/VAT/Withholding tax /PAYE Settlement Agreement)
• Review the APA (Advance Pricing Agreement) /TP (Transfer Pricing) study documents to ensure they are adequately prepared
• Monthly/Quarterly/Year end close
• Keep up with the latest accounting standards (IFRS) and comply with them to deal with several accounting transactions in order to get the clean audit result;
• Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions including Intercompany transactions
• Interact closely with other departments to ensure any new transactions/matters are handled smoothly
Ideal Candidate
• Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding sensitive information
• Ability to work across job levels and cultures
• Willing to meet internal customer expectations including headquarters
• AAT/ACCA/ACA/US CPA or other equivalent accounting qualification would be advantageous
• IFRS/JP GAAP accounting knowledge beneficial;
• Familiar with Japanese J-SOX would be advantageous;
• Experience with Transfer Pricing study preferred;
• Taxation knowledge (Corporation tax/VAT/Withholding tax)
• Experience with SAP an advantage.