Regional Accountant

Recruiter
LORNE STEWART PLC
Location
Cardiff
Salary
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Key accountabilities:

  • All periodic reporting, budgeting, forecasts, cash flow and capex analysis.
  • Maintaining /improving reporting procedures.
  • Daily cash monitoring & management
  • Monitoring and reporting of Debt collection
  • Finalise the monthly and annual regional accounts on due dates in consultation with the Regional team and Finance Director.
  • Prepare and analyse balance sheets, P/L accounts, cash flow statement.
  • To be able to handle all transaction processing i.e. Maintain Purchase ledger, Subcontract ledger, Sales ledger, Contract sales ledger, Fixed Assets Register and all related reconciliations.
  • Liaising with payroll department to compile regional data for annual reporting to HMRC
  • To check and authorise operative timesheets for all payments
  • Produce appropriate financial analysis as requested by CFO / Finance Director/Regional Director
  • Maintain and improve financial controls and ensuring consistent accounting processes areused
  • Monthly reconciliation of all nominal ledger control accounts for the region.
  • Ensuring all internal controls & procedures are followed as laid out in the financial procedures manual and Operational Procedures & Policy manual of the company.
  • Assisting the regional team in tender processes.

Any other duties as may be requested by the CFO/Finance Director/Regional Director

Technical Skills / Knowledge:

  • Hold a recognised professional accounting qualification
  • Proven supervisory skills, team building and motivation
  • Working knowledge of the Construction Industry
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Skill to combine accounting rigour with practical business requirement
  • Be self motivated and results driven
  • IT systems experience and aptitude
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proactive approach to identify and resolve issues
  • Promote a “can do” attitude
  • Minimum or part professional ACCA / ACA / CIMA

Person Specification:

  • Must have confident, professional approach
  • Must have a flexible attitude to working
  • Smart, professional appearance
  • An efficient and accurate approach to work with an eye for detail
  • Dependable and willing to work as part of a team, supporting and working with all functions.
  • Ability to tackle both the mundane and challenging and interesting tasks with equal willingness and enthusiasm.
  • Proactive and can work on own initiative.