Financial Accountant

Robert Walters
Milton Keynes
£55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A retail business in Milton Keynes are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their team.

A retail business in Milton Keynes are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant.


  • Management of financial accounting areas to ensure records are maintained, input accurately, reported correctly and analysed where required
  • Ensure high level of accuracy in accounting
  • Ensure records are compliant with current legislation and best practice
  • Oversee the preparation and posting of accruals, prepayments and depreciation
  • Responsibility for month end closing process to the highest quality and in line with reporting deadlines
  • Intercompany reconciliation and reporting
  • Maintain good relationship with the Group
  • Produce high quality, accurate balance sheet reports and analysis
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations, keeping track of potential risks or opportunities
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts and monthly accounts
  • Manage audit process for interim and year end audits and be main point of contact for auditors
  • Implement, develop and continually reappraise financial reporting procedures and internal controls for the purpose of maintaining accurate records
  • Ensure company is adhering to Group International Guidelines
  • Lead and develop General Ledger Assistant
  • To assist in any other projects as required

Candidate Profile:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA) with at least 5 years PQE
  • Technically strong with knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Self-directed with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Accurate, attentive to detail, with good organisational skills and the ability to follow through on projects
  • Ability to develop positive relationships and work effectively with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work with confidential information on a regular basis
  • Good communication skills, transparency, openness and respect
  • Ability to solve problems utilising technology, strong skills working with MS Excel and ERP systems

If you are interested in hearing more, please apply or alternatively contact Harsa Abeelack on 07826 859650 or email: for further information.

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