Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Simpson Judge Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Objectives-

  • 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.

Activities-

  • 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.

Competencies-

  • 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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