First Move From Practice

Farrer Barnes Limited
Bromley, Kent
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
***A brilliant role for someone looking to make their First Move from Practice***

I am currently working for a global business based in South East London who can offer a truly fantastic career opportunity that is ideally suited towards a candidate making their first move into industry.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and evaluation of monthly management accounts (P&L, BS, Cash flow and KPI) for allocated Business Units
  • Preparation of B/S reconciliations, maintaining the fixed asset register, creating and posting journals, pre-payments and accruals
  • Analysing financial statements for discrepancies and investigating appropriate resolutions
  • Proving ad hoc reports as directed
  • Providing commercial support to allocated Business Units and partners across the global organisation as required
  • Formulating forecasts, budgets and any long term financial outlook as and when required
  • Analysing existing processes within the finance team, finding opportunities and make recommendations to streamline and gain efficiencies
  • Taking ownership of process improvements and documentation ensuring processes are robust, effectively controlled and operating in accordance with procedures
  • Preparing detailed reports and schedules for audits as requested by the statutory team
  • Producing schedules and summary presentations for business decisions and ad hoc requests
  • Recommend methods and strategies for cost improvements
  • Preparing short and long term cash flow statements for allocated Business Units
  • Suggesting improvements in cash management
  • Point of contact and liaison for auditors

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Self-starter with ability to work using own initiative and deliver solid recommendations
  • Highly organised individual, diligent by nature with a passion for accuracy 
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Intermediate Excel Skills essential
  • Working knowledge of Sage (X3) desirable but not essential

Farrer Barnes Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. Farrer Barnes Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.