Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment
Location
Higher Ferry
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join a very successful and growing business in Chester. You will report to the Group Financial Controller and work alongside the Financial Accountant with a remit for the production of monthly management information and the year end statutory financial accounts in accordance with the relevant financial standards.

Responsibilities and duties:

* Support the annual audit and production of the statutory accounts, including the preparation of various supporting schedules
* Preparation of the Group's monthly Management Information System (MIS) file and assist in preparation of the monthly Management Accounts Pack for Board of Directors
* Periodic accounting for the Commercial department's P&L investment and business partnering
* Prepare and submit the Group's VAT returns
* Responsibility for the accounting of disposals including liaising with our solicitors and disposals teams
* Monthly (and ad-hoc) Intercompany reconciliations
* Monthly finance costs amortisation and depreciation calculations
* Accounting for financial instruments
* Preparation of the Quarterly Bad Debt review
* Cover for Other Statutory Reporting (including Payment Practice Reporting, ONS, FCA)

Qualifications & Experience:

* Ideally you will be part qualified, finalist or newly-qualified ACA or ACCA
* An understanding of the complexities involved in Auditing and reporting financial results of Group and subsidiary undertakings (including group consolidation) and the valuation of fixed assets would be beneficial
* It would be advantageous to be able to demonstrate the practical experience of working within an accounts function in a small/medium sized commercial organisation
* To demonstrate an ethic of delivering high performance through hard work, commitment and team-work
* You need to have an eye for detail and take pride in delivering management information which is consistently produced in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

Benefits:

* Up to £35k DOE
* Excellent pension scheme
* 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
* Private healthcare
* Life Assurance
* Free parking

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