Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Altran UK Holding Limited
Location
South East London
Salary
£25,000 - £30,000 plus benefits
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Altran is recruiting a Financial Accountant for our London Bridge office.

Responsibilities include:

- Production of P&L for Altran UK Holding (IFRS).
- Preparation of analysis supporting the Finance Manager.
- Managing the month end process including but not limited to: - Accruals and prepayments
- Posting of monthly foreign exchange gains and losses
- Check and process payroll journals
- Review of nominal ledger postings
- Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
- Preparation of month end file

- Fixed asset management including: - Updating registers
- Calculating and posting depreciation
- Annual verification of fixed assets held

- Monthly intercompany reconciliations and its billing for the UK (Holding and its subsidiary).
- Quarterly preparation of reforecast (IT, HR, Marketing etc.)
- Biannual preparation of tax checklists and submission to tax advisers.
- VAT returns & EC Sales list for all entities.
- Assistance with Audit for all entities.
- Ensuring internal controls are adhered to and proactive in suggesting improvements to controls and processes
- Preparation of annual statutory accounts (FRS102) and ensuring these are filed on time.
- Weekly cash forecasts and declaration of actual cash received.
- Maintaining the purchase ledger and cashbooks of the Holding company in the short term
- Provide holiday cover where required.
- Any other ad hoc duties as requested.

Skills and Qualifications:

- ACCA/ACA/CIMA Part qualified
- Experience in the preparation of monthly management accounts and month end routine is essential.
- Experience in the preparation of a budget/reforecast.
- Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with different departments.
- Good attention to detail.
- Excellent Excel skills/knowledge.
- Willing to take ownership of projects/tasks.

There will be a requirement to work with the Finance team in our Bath office periodically. Any offer is conditional on successful completion of the BPSS (Baseline Personal Security Standard) process which includes: receipt of two satisfactory references, proof of ID and right to work in the UK, verification of criminal record declaration and confirmation of qualifications stated.

In addition to the culture and career development opportunities at Altran, we offer a matched pension scheme, healthcare and generous holiday allowance.