Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant

Simpson Judge Ltd
United Kingdom
07 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Simpson Judge are working with a leading company who are looking to recruit for an Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant.

You will report into the Financial Controller; Treasury & Reporting and sit within an expanding Financial Reporting and Control team. The role will work closely with a number of teams within the business including Contract and Corporate Senior Management Teams, IT, Bidding, as well as external parties such as the companies banks and credit card providers.


  • Provide financial information and support at Corporate level.
  • Provide comprehensive, high quality analysis to aid and support business decision making.
  • Ensure internal controls are adequately maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and accounting standards / practice.
  • Work with the Corporate Finance Team in the production of monthly management accounts and other financial information to Corporate deadlines.
  • Undertake maintenance and control of accounting systems.


  • Analysis work and detailed review of the Company’s profit and loss nominal accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assistance in the preparation and reporting of monthly Management Accounts & Group reporting packs
  • Assistance in the consolidation of the division monthly Management Accounts;
  • Assistance in the preparation of the weekly cash flow forecasts for submission to Group Treasury;
  • Analysis of company data to assist with various requirements as and when needed;
  • Assistance with reporting to the Group and management of related company balances;
  • Assist in providing efficiencies in the reporting models and analysis templates used by the business for analysing data;
  • Assistance in the analysis and preparation of the month end corporate management accounts to report to senior management;
  • Assist in the maintenance and control of accounting systems via journal entries and regular balance sheet reconciliations reviews;
  • Maintenance of controls in accordance with financial processes and procedures;
  • Maintenance of logical and complete records of all Finance documents;
  • Assist the Head of Finance on any current and future business projects and initiatives.


  • Effective time management to ensure objectives are achieved in a timely manner.
  • VERY Strong IT skills in particular Excel and Spreadsheets and including Microsoft Word and Computerised Accounting Systems.
  • Good communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Personal drive and commitment.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Collaborative and committed to team working.
  • Technically competent and well versed in double entry bookkeeping and financial reporting principles.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to rapid change.

You will be offered a competitive starting salary and a generous package - including study support!

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