Financial Accountant

Reed Accountancy
Dover, Kent
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant from either a Accountancy Practice Background or an Operational/Infrastructure Background to work for an organisation in Dover, Kent.

You must be ACA or ACCA Qualified and have a similar role working as a Financial Accountant. 

It is a must for you to have a confident and knowledgable understanding of project planning.

Reporting into the Financial Controller main duties and responsinilties will include -

 To monitor, analyse and report on the capital costs incurred by the business and its subsidiaries.
 To produce weekly cash flows for all project related spend ensuring that contractor certificates are in order, that
invoices have the correct detail for reporting purposes and are paid according to the contract.
 To carry out analysis for identified projects to determine project viability and to share knowledge across teams
to improve business performance, assessing opportunities and risks from those projects. Analysis includes
validating the project/initiative by using investment appraisal techniques and prioritising projects by potential
added value.
 To accept responsibility for the tax planning opportunities and to work with the Finance team to mitigate tax
exposure as appropriate.
 To be responsible for ensuring the business is compliant with all current accounting standards and reporting as
defined by FRS102.
 To produce consolidated statutory accounts, individual company accounts and the corporation tax computations
for each entity.
 To prepare quarterly consolidated accounts and quarterly accounts for the pension scheme.
 To ensure all relevant financial policies and procedures are adhered to and make recommendations to improve
the current systems whilst enhancing the control environment.
 To assist in preparing the annual cost budget and three year corporate plan for all asset related items.
 To process all journals relating to fixed assets including asseting, disposals and depreciation.
 To prepare schedules where required for the annual external audit.
 To provide information within agreed timescales to all customers (both internal and external).
 Managing the workload of direct reports and completing performance appraisals.

The ideal candidate will have the following abilities -

- An excellent commercial sense, with the
ability to analyse information from different
sources, and make informed business
- Results orientated approach – focused on
achieving measurable benefits for the
- Demonstrate capability of influencing
stakeholders and the ability to challenge the
status quo.
- To have the ability to convert theoretical
knowledge and apply it to practical situations
within the business in order for the business
to achieve its aims.
- Highly organised, analytical, logical and
numerical, with the ability to work without
supervision at times
- To maintain high standards of accuracy and
attention to detail.
- Ability to identify opportunities to improve
efficiencies and develop enhanced internal
- Self motivated, driven, conscientious and
-To be able to communicate clearly both orally
and written
- To work on own initiative and prioritise
workload, meet deadlines and delivery firstclass
customer service
- Ability to work well and think clearly under
- To develop the role by learning new skills and
show a willingness to be flexible at all times
- To work as part of a team

Job Offer - £45,000 - £50,000 

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