Financial Accountant

31 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client urgently requires a Financial Accountant to join the business on a temporary assignment. This role allows for involvement in all aspects of financial reporting, with exposure to both financial and management accounts. It also offers the opportunity to review current processes and procedures and propose improvements.

Duties of the Financial Accountant include:

Analysis and accounting for Revenues in each of the Companies and correct accounting thereof including deferred revenues.

Collection & processing of Payments, Merchant Charges & bad debt write-offs (if any), complete with graphical analysis & commentary.

Monthly reconciliation of trade debtor and trade creditor accounts, review of suspense accounts and other balance sheet accounts for review. Month end journal posting for deferred income, accruals and prepayments.

Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information including:

Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.

Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Responsibility for the Accounts Payables, reporting and their processes. With ad-hoc queries, bank reconciliations and intercompany reconciliations.

Monthly review of new general ledger accounts to ensure they are correctly set-up. Maintain the monthly reconciliation listing for all reconciliations across the company.

Responsibility for a variety of tax reconciliations including preparation of PAYE PSA settlement agreement calculations, monthly reconciliation of VAT reports to the general ledger, preparation of the quarterly VAT return for HMRC submission

Maintaining a Fixed Asset Register in each Company.

Weekly preparation of forward 3 months cashflow

Preparation for year end audit and provide explanations to external accountants when required.

Support the team and General Manager with Subsidiary balance sheet preparation, bank reconciliations and intercompany reconciliations, as well as other ad-hoc duties as required.

The Financial Accountant would need exposure to the package Xero

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