Commercial / Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Butler Rose
Location
Abingdon
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Butler Rose, a specialist finance agency within the Oxfordshire market are currently supporting the recruitment for a Commercial / Financial Accountant.

As a key member of the UK Financial team, you will be responsible for all aspects of accounting, this includes all elements of the finance function covering general ledger, balance sheet control, together with outsourced AP. You will support the UK Controller to ensure smooth month end close and enable the production of UK GAAP entity level financial statements. In addition, you will take ownership of managing the accounting of a small entity in full.

You are expected to provide finance support for various functions within the organisation and will be responsible for core elements of the month end close.

Duties include:

* Responsible for month end accounting to strict deadlines. Submit month end accounts for review and approval by UK Controller
* Provide analysis for monthly/quarterly/annual variances to Plan/Forecast on costs with significant variances investigated and justified where applicable to UK Controller
* Take ownership of certain accounting areas such as prepayments, accruals and provisions, and fixed assets. This will involve collaboration with other team members and a formalised process to oversee and review balances
* Responsible for the calculation and associated postings for Rebates
* Ownership and first review of all balance sheet account reconciliations and preparation of all information on a monthly basis for review with UK Controller.
* Complete ownership of accounting for a small entity including statutory accounts and tax/VAT returns.
* Assist in the preparation of annual statutory reporting requirements analysis and facilitate in the annual and interim audits.
* Responsible for corporation tax pack analysis for review by UK Controller
* Prepare and action the timetable detailing tasks for the monthly activities of the UK accounting team and manage and monitor the activities to ensure a smooth and timely close. Ensure accounting and reporting activities are included within a fully documented procedure manual which is continuously updated and maintained.
* Co-ordinate and prepare detailed monthly cash flow forecast and reporting for the UK entity for inclusion in the Group forecast and ensuring corporate treasury policy is followed throughout.
* Responsible for completing monthly/quarterly/annual Office for National Statistics surveys
* Maintain up to date process documentation, making systems improvements and process changes to improve efficiency.

Skills & experience

* Practical experience of all aspects of the month end accounting processes
* Improving processes and controls
* Experience of working with external auditors and managing elements of the audit process in accordance with local and Group GAAPs
* The ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
* ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified

For a full job description or confidential discussion around this opportunity please phone me direct on (phone number removed) or email me a copy of your CV today.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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