Financial Accountant

Recruiter
The Career Boutique Limited
Location
Oxford
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant - Oxford The role is based within the finance department (a total team of 8), reporting to the Finance Manager - FTL Reporting but will also involve developing close working relationships with the cash operations, customer service, trust and safety teams and other parts of the Business. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy finance department in a similar high volume transactional role although, previous industry experience is not necessarily required. Key skills will include good organisational and time management, strong analytical skills with an attention to detail, cross-functional team working and an ability to quickly gain an in-depth understanding of new accounting and cash management systems. A working knowledge of accounting principles is essential as is a good knowledge of Excel. Responsibilities: - Assist in the preparation of monthly financial accounts for the FTL elements of the business This includes revenue and cost accounting and also the posting of accruals and provisions where required - Take full responsibility for monthly PayPal and Bank cash reconciliations during the financial close ensuring reconciling items are clearly aged and resolved in a timely manner. This will involve processing accounting adjustments to the Workday accounting system and also the FTL finance database as required - Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with internal SOX controls for all key FTL accounts for review by senior management and follow up of unreconciled balances - Lead in the preparation and submission of the annual statutory accounts for external filing ensuring that deadlines are met as required - Provide assistance to senior management in the discharging of indirect tax compliance obligations and work to ensure that ever-increasing VAT registrations and filing requirements are met - Assist in the monitoring and control of finance processes to drive efficiency improvements and automation - Any other ad hoc duties that may be required What We Seek: - Accounting/business degree or finalist/newly qualified accountant with 2-5 years of accounting experience - Ability to organise data to create and maintain complex financial models that support a variety of accounting and reporting goals - Strong presentation, communication and project management skills - Self-motivation and the ability to work in a complex, collaborative and changing environment while staying focused on key goals and objectives - Skills and Software: Advanced MS Excel required. Strong financial systems experience required. Experience with SQL and relational databases is a plus If you would like to be considered for this role please send your details over to: ******************************* in the first instance or call ************ for further information
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