Financial Accountant


Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R6849

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Responsible for accounting in the general ledger, provision of financial information, implementing and maintenance of controls for 4titude Ltd and Brooks Automation Ltd.


  • Consolidate two divisions within one legal entity.
  • Account for two divisions each of which has 2 different accounting systems. 
  • Post entries to the general ledger.
  • Accounting for4titude Ltd,  and Brooks Automation Ltd.
  • Answer queries on accounts payable. 
  • Complete month end accounts and reconciliations. 
  • Answer queries on financial accounting.
  • Report numbers to the shareholder on time and in line with policy.
  • Assist with the implementation of projects.  
  • Provide leadership in the area of accounts payable. 
  • Ensure compliance in SOX and other controls in the Finance department and across the business. 
  • Provide a clear audit trail of all journals and movements between accounts.
  • Answer queries satisfactorily and in a timely manner raised by the external auditors.
  • Be the point of contact on matters of UK and US GAAP.
  • Liaise with the contract accountant in technical matters.
  • Provide insight and clarity on matters of accounting complexity.

Skills required:

  • Experienced in drawing up all accounts of the nominal ledger for an entire company. 
  • Qualified Accountant. 
  • Experience in ERP systems
  • Experience in implementing a new enterprise resource planning system.
  • Experience in Fixed assets. 
  • Experience in reporting under UK and US GAAP.
  • Experience in integrating processes. 
  • Oracle and or SAP experience
  • Proficient excel knowledge. 
  • Language skills in German and French are desirable but not required.
  • May require some travel around Europe and to USA.

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