Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Goldhawk Associates
Location
Tonbridge, Kent
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As Financial Accountant for this expanding, privately owned organisation, you will report to the Finance Director who has responsibility for all central functions including finance, HR and IT. Your core role will be to execute and manage the financial accounting of the whole company to the highest standards.
You will be accountable and responsible for delivering the monthly financial reporting and for managing all accounting processes.

Reconcile the nominal ledger, sales ledger, purchase ledger and balance sheet t month end and year end
Management and ownership of key finance processes including monthly performance, variance analysis and posting journals
Ensure adequate financial control is in place and adhered to at all times throughout the company
Prepare the monthly management accounts and write the monthly finance report for the Leadership Team ensuring delivered on time every month
Consult with the Leadership Team and the rest of the business to produce the annual budget and forecasts as required
Manage cash flow and produce accurate forecasts
Ensure effective credit control processes and management
Liaise with the company accountants/auditors to produce the annual statutory accounts
Support the Finance Director in analysing results and with ad hoc projects as required
Identify and develop improvements in processes and reporting

The ideal candidate:
ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified with minimum 2-3 years PQE
Excellent attention to detail with a strong focus on accuracy
Advanced Excel skills
Experience of Sage 200 would be advantageous
A high level of computer literacy with experience of finance systems implementations
An ability to communicate effectively and be confident in dealing with staff at all levels across the business

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.