Finance Accountant

KCR Solutions
Washington, Tyne And Wear
17 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

KCR Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Finance Accountant for our fantastic client in Washington. They are looking for someone who can ensure all finance activities are accurate and to deadline. The successful candidate will earn £27,000 - £30,000pa.


  • Assist and support finance team as and when required.
  • Check the Logistics monthly supplier payment run before administrators/officers input into Barclays and check all payments as required.
  • Ensure correct authorisation of payments in Barclays bank and file bacs paperwork
  • Collate data and input into the weekly AR report, once checked by FM, email according to deadlines.
  • Prepare consolidated monthly VAT returns, once checked and approved by FM, input into HMRC site, print and file paperwork.
  • Reconcile VAT accounts monthly.
  • Prepare Logistics prepayments and journal, import and reconcile at month end
  • Check Logistics purchase invoice accrual journal & reversal
  • Check Logistics GBP, currency and voucher reconciliations are completed by finance administrator by deadlines.
  • Check and prepare data in Variable & Overhead accruals, create and post journals and reconcile at month end.
  • Check and prepare data for deferred costs, create and post journals and reconcile at month end.
  • Check all month end journals are posted and balance sheet reconciliations are completed.
  • Check and reconcile Claim Log at month end.
  • Collate data into the monthly Performance Report, send reports according to deadlines.
  • Collate data and input into the monthly AR report, email according to monthly deadlines.
  • Schedule VTC reports - monthly, quarterly, annually, collate data and once checked by FM, send reports according to deadlines.
  • Manage cost down schedule and ensure accurate releases as per schedules.
  • Attend Logistics monthly credit control meetings and support where needed.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts, providing data where needed.
  • Assist finance manager with quarterly financial data entry input.
  • Assist with checking finance files and processes in preparation of internal and external audits.
  • Assist with internal and external audit preparation.
  • Any other duties as covered by your contract of employment and to support team.

Person Spec:

  • Knowledge of all areas of finance (Sales, Purchases, Banking, Balance sheet, Profit and Loss and Budgeting)
  • Knowledge and use of Sage accounting systems
  • Knowledge of financial journals and analysis of financial costings
  • Knowledge of using Internet banking systems
  • Knowledge of working within a warehouse environment
  • Knowledge of VAT preparation & returns and reconciliations
  • Experience of analysing complex financial data and presenting findings
  • Experience of supervising a team, ensuring efficiency and deadlines are met, managing and resolving conflict.