Financial Accountant

Simpson Judge
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A financial accountant role is available within a growing finance team based in the Fylde. This role has responsibility for the financial reporting, including statutory accounts. Candidates must be process driven and thrive in a busy environment, this is a real opportunity to be involved in finance relationships and effectively creating business partnerships through robust data management.

Key Responsibilities :

Assist in completion of monthly financial statement close

Prepare and record standard and non-routine journal entries and ensure the accuracy of information through monthly analysis and reconciliation. Determine adjustments required and prepare journal entries for related account activity. Proactively identify and resolve any issues or reconciling items.

Prepare and maintain schedules, such as external/internal loans, interests and foreign currency valuation, capital/operation lease schedule and evaluation.

Record intercompany transactions and confirmation with other assets.

Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Assist with preparation of monthly reporting requirements such as completion of monthly reporting checklists and fluctuations analyses

Process cash entries not related to accounts payable disbursement.

Prepare and maintain fixed assets, expense accruals and prepaid schedules.

Assist Accounting Manager in the completion of annual statutory financial statement and tax audits.

Perform other duties as required to support the Accounting Manager and other Business Department.

Personnel Specification:

Ideally ACCA or CIMA qualified

Knowledge and understanding of internal controls

3-5 years experience

Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel and ideally MS Dynamics

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and work closely with and as part of the accounting team

Capable of critical thinking and problem solving

Attention to detail and accuracy

Strong written and oral communication skills

Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment

Self-motivated and directed

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