Part Time Financial Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
£27000 - £32500 per annum + Flexible Hours
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Part Time Financial Accountant - Flexible Working Hours 5 days per week is offering someone the opportunity work core hours over a 5 day reduced working week of 32.5 -35 hours. Assisting the qualified finance manager with all month end financial/ statutory accounting duties and dealing with multi-site finance.

Client Details

My client are a leading FMCG company who put their finance division at the forefront of the business strategy and tasked with adding commercial value whilst reducing costs and maximising profits through efficient month end closing and financial analysis.

Based in Luton they have parking on site and good public transport links


Part Time Financial Accountant - Flexible Working Hours 5 days per week duties and responsibilities;

  • Ensure Period End close activities are performed according to agreed close schedules
  • Create and submit journal entry for review and approval. Posting manual journals / processing automated entries (setup of recurring accrual and reversing journal entries) and filing journal backup documentation appropriately
  • Process intercompany transactions, including inbound/outbound invoices and credits and other journals such as dividends, funding, loans and associated interest entries. Responsible for maintaining intercompany reconciliations, providing mediation of intercompany disputes and closure of these
  • Perform General Ledger reconciliations and maintain supporting documentation
  • Ensure recurring accrual and reversing journal entries are correctly setup
  • Ensure proper capitalisation (of fixed assets / projects), expensing and project closure on a timely basis
  • Monitor and correct errors in data imported into the SAP cost centres;
  • Prepare Financial reports (run trial balance reports etc.) and prepare regulatory reports as required (statutory / tax / other)
  • Prepare other reports as required - e.g. Inventory reporting (monitoring obsolesce / performing inventory adjustments)
  • Participate in process improvement reviews and undertaken root cause analysis to reduce exceptions in the process
  • Confirm process orders
  • Support with master data - set ups and amendments


Experience and character;

  • Minimum ACCA or CIMA part-qualified or QBE
  • Minimum 3 years relevant financial and statutory accounting experience
  • Experience of working in a FMCG industry would be an advantage
  • Experience of working with SAP system would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Journals / Accruals / Operational Expenses and Capital Assets / Matching Principles
  • Knowledge of Chart of Accounts and Cost Centre Structure / GAAP
  • Good knowledge of general accounting concepts and process
  • Initiative and ability to work in a team
  • Thoroughness (attention to detail)
  • Able to identify and resolve problems
  • Able to organise and manage work
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills

Job Offer

Exciting fast paced business offering great flexibility across a 5 day working week for this Part Time Financial Accountant - Flexible Working Hours 5 days per week role

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