UK Accountant

Chiltern Recruitment
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a full time, permanent position.

Our client, a local consultancy business is looking for a UK Accountant to work as part of the Finance Team based at their Head Office in a busy accounts department. You must be either ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified as you will oversee all UK management reporting and nominal ledgers, as well as day-to-day finance tasks.

Duties of the role will include:
• Production of monthly consolidated management accounts
• Ensure month end procedures are implemented and followed
• Production of annual management accounts package and reports (including rolling forward each year)
• Reconciliation of control accounts in all companies
• Regular review of the nominal ledger to ensure accurate posting
• Production of year-end audit file and information
• Identify area’s which require additional analysis
• Oversee enquires and supply of information for other departments within the company
• To provide professional and effective services to internal and / or external customers, to meet customer expectations
• To work together with other departments to identify any process improvements and improve standards, efficiency and profitability
• Timely and accurate production of the monthly management accounts within set guidelines
• Accurate and documented reconciliation of all control accounts with all discrepancies investigated and rectified
• Formal month end procedures implemented, followed and completed on a monthly basis
• Reports produced in a timely manner and in a comprehensive format to allow analysis of sales and expenditure
• Heads of departments are supplied with P&L information where required in a timely and comprehendible format

Special Requirements:
• ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified
• Sage Line 50 Accounts
• Use of Excel at an intermediate level
• A wealth of experience within a similar role
• Honesty and integrity qualities
• Careful attention to detail and strong organisational skills
• A high standard of written English and excellent grammar
• Excellent numerical skills with the ability to analyse information and prepare reports
• A hardworking and reliable attitude, able to work autonomously but collaboratively
• Enthusiastic, self-motivated and intelligent
• Able to remain calm and focussed under pressure
• Able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines

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