Financial Accountant - Devon - Up to £36,000

Recruiter
MiTrem Premier Recruitment Limited
Location
Plymouth
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're partnering with a well know Manufacturing company to secure them a new Financial Accountant to join their well established team. Working closely with the Financial & Commercial Manager, you will be a pivitol in providing financial data, packs and reports for the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Check that procurement, purchasing and authorisation policies and procedures are properly applied
  • Monitor tendering and purchasing against budget to provide early warning of variances
  • Oversee coding to ensure accurate costing
  • Ensure prompt and proper authorisation of purchase requisitions
  • Manage supplier payments in compliance with Wolf policies and contractual terms
  • Maintain appropriate controls and checks to ensure integrity and security of purchasing processes
  • Support budgetary and planning processes
  • Perform accounts close procedures including accruals, prepayments and other journal entries as required
  • Produce management and contract accounts pack and investigate variances
  • Provide financial and administrative input to management decisions and processes
  • Develop and improve management information and reports in conjunction with operational managers and staff
  • Support cost control programmes
  • Provide appropriate reporting for management in the UK and Australia as required
  • Liaise with the corporate finance team on banking and cash flow issues as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and maintain awareness of emerging issues
  • Provide audit working papers and audit support as required
  • Undertake UK financial statutory reporting
  • Provide consolidation adjustments as required to assist PLC level reporting
  • Ensure compliance with VAT and Corporation Tax requirements and prepare returns and payments as necessary.
  • Assist HR Dept. with Income Tax and NI compliance and reporting
  • Assist warehouse management in optimising stock holdings and costs
  • Ensure stock accounting, checking and valuation are robust and consistent with accounting requirements
  • Participate in design and development of appropriate functional finance, reporting and MI systems
  • Develop practical and effective accounting and administrative controls and procedures in conjunction with Commercial/ Financial Manager and management team
  • Alert Commercial/ Financial Manager and management team generally to risk exposures
  • Other tasks as reasonably requested by Commercial/ Financial Manager
  • Deputise for the Commercial/ Financial Manager as needed

The ideal candidate will be PQ CIMA / ACCA or MAAT.

UK GAAP Reporting is essential.

Experience in Management Accounting and Budgeting is highly desirable.

This will suit a highly analytical accountant.