Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Recruiter
Workforce Staffing Ltd
Location
Redditch
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Workforce Staffing Ltd is a recruitment group based south of Birmingham.

We are looking for an Accountant to cover Maternity Leave commencing June 2018 for an initial period of 9-12 months.

The hours for this role are:

Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:30

Friday 08:30 to 17:00

This is a full-time position and the role is primarily technical, suiting either a newly qualified, or recently qualified, accountant.

Strong Excel skills are essential.

Primary responsibilities:

* Preparation of monthly management accounts for 3 companies. Posting month end journals, prepayments, accruals, balance sheet reconciliations, payroll journals, margin analysis, intercompany accounts. Pull together into P&L and B/S format for review with Financial Director
* Review of accounts and investigation of variances with Financial Director – production of monthly Management Report
* Oversee completion of monthly factoring reconciliations, review and online submission by the deadline
* Preparation of annual statutory accounts and liaison with the Auditors
* Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns
* Preparation of annual Group Consolidation
* Weekly and monthly sales/margin reporting
* Development of existing monthly financial reporting pack
* Preparation of annual financial budgets and quarterly flexed sales budgets
* Support the business with ad-hoc finance enquiries and reporting requests

Additional responsibilities to be added for a full-time candidate (the current Accountant is currently part-time)

Skills, experience and qualifications:

* Qualified accountant with up to 2 years PQE and with experience of group consolidations
* Management Accounting experience
* Highly refined analytical skills to quickly review and analyse business processes

Good IT skills and experience of financial models – Excel skills are crucial to this role (pivot tables/vlookups/if statements)

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