Financial Accountant Assistant FC

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Bristol
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As Number Two to the Financial Controller in a highly dynamic working environment you will provide financial reporting and accounting support across all aspects of the finance function.

Client Details

The business are a growing, private equity backed organisation at the larger end of the SME scale! They have a track record of hiring high potential individuals and progressing them through the organisation, and in fact there is a strong element off succession planning within this role.

Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • General ledger accounting.
  • Monthly financial reporting including cost and revenue analysis, company accruals & prepayments.
  • Assistance with monthly management account reporting to the Finance Director.
  • Review and interrogation of monthly management accounts.
  • Monthly reconciliations of general ledger codes under your responsibility including the bank reconciliation.
  • Treasury management, ensuring accurate banking and covenant reporting. Cash flow projections and management.
  • Margin analysis across all income streams.
  • Return on investment (ROI) appraisal on marketing initiatives & promotional activity.
  • Statutory accounts production.
  • Corporate governance responsibility, monitoring and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, e.g. HMRC, Pensions, etc.
  • Budgeting including regular reporting and reviews with various Head of Department.
  • Facilitating audit from various parties including external audit & the bank.
  • Management of expenses process for the company.
  • Support in improving finance processes and procedures.
  • Involvement with adhoc reporting and assignments.
  • Reports directly to the Financial Controller.
  • Collaborative working with all areas of Finance, Payroll, HR, Buying, Transport, Marketing, Sales and Senior Management.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with branch staff, sales representatives and all other areas of the operational teams.
  • Provide an efficient and effective response to financial queries from all areas of the business.
  • Ensure financial reporting is provided in an accurate and timely manner.

Profile

Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Highly competent in MS Excel.
  • Experience in using management information reporting systems, preferably IBM Cognos.
  • A broad understanding of the industry and the businesses product portfolio.
  • ACA/ACCA qualified.

Characteristics:

  • Highly Self Motivated.
  • Determined.
  • Committed.
  • Flexible.
  • Tenacious.

Job Offer

This role will pay a competitive basic salary for a newly-qualified candidate