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Financial Accountant

Company: Breville - Sage
Location: Torrance
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

About Breville Over the past 80+ years Breville has grown to become an iconic global brand, delivering kitchen products to over 70 countries around the globe. Breville enhances people's lives through the delivery of brilliant innovation and thoughtful design based on deep consumer insights, empowering people to do things more impressively or easily than they'd thought possible in their own home and ultimately allowing them to "Master Every Moment".A career at Breville is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. It's more than working for a global leader; it's an opportunity to be a part of something that impacts people all over the world.About the roleReporting to The GSS Deputy Group Financial Controller, this role is responsible for the preparation of financial and accounting aspects of the General Ledger including, Cash, Project accounting, Tax, Fixed Assets Register, Intercompany reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations for Breville Group Shared Services across a number of entities including USA, Canada and Mexico. Your role will include but not be limited to:

  • Involvement in the day-to-day management of the Breville Group Shared Services financial accounting function including reconciliation and preparation of working papers across multiple legal entities, though predominately Breville USA
  • Prepare monthly accounts in ERP system to ensure that there is a robust and timely month end reconciliation process with outstanding balances monitored and cleared in a timely manner
  • Prepare records to ensure the integrity of the general ledger
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and Breville Group Limited policies and procedures
  • Maintain fixed asset and project accounting register
  • Assist in the preparation of sales tax returns and ensure compliance to local taxation laws
  • Perform an accurate and timely month end close in accordance with the Group reporting timetable
  • Prepare analysis of the monthly overhead expense results for specific income statements, including recording appropriate accruals
  • Liaise with specified Cost Centre owners to complete the monthly overhead expense results, accruals, and provisioning
  • Ensure intercompany reconciliation each month in line with reporting timetable
  • Assist and support the Regional Commercial Finance team with their month end processes
  • Audit liaison and day to day co-ordination with the auditors
  • Assist and support the Regional Commercial Finance team with the annual budget process as required, particularly in relation to the overhead cost centre expenses
  • Assist in ensuring all North America statutory reporting obligations are met in the Region e.g. sales tax etc.
  • Assist in supervising all North America tax returns are prepared, reviewed, and submitted in line with authority requirements in the Region
  • Assist with the annual insurance renewal process for the Breville Group including gathering and collation of data as required
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are being applied and take steps to enhance where necessary
  • Prepare the annual Group self-compliance questionnaire for specified regions
  • Contribute to the culture of the GSS team, creating a performance-based culture with responsibility and accountabilityWe're Interested In Hearing From People Who Have:
    • Qualification in Accounting, knowledge of accounting standards
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to solve problems and take initiative
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to handle pressurized situations including multiple work streams, concurrent deliverables, multiple time zone

Keywords: Breville - Sage, Torrance , Financial Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Torrance, California

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