Financial Accountant

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Location
Dry Sandford
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assisting with the preparation of group companies month end management accounts and control files in a timely and accurate manner, for review by the Financial Accounting Manager and Head of Accounting Services.

Client Details

The client is large business based in Abingdon who are looking to bring in a new Financial Accountant. They are a market leading business who are always striving to grow and develop themselves further.

Description

Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant:

* Assisting with the preparation of our Toxicology group companies month end management accounts and control files in a timely and accurate manner, for review by the Financial Accounting Manager and Head of Accounting Services

* Cost review and analysis to include explanations for variances to budget and prior periods by working day 2, and additional analysis post month end;

* Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, including Trade Debtors and Creditors;

* Intra-group recharges calculations and invoicing by working day 8;

* Responsibility for monthly intercompany agreements, including final submission to Corporate by working day 2 at 5pm;

* Dealing with various ad hoc queries and requests for information;

* Revenue review and variance analysis;

* Involvement in weekly sales flash preparation;

* Manage the CAPEX process for the group companies, including assisting with capex request form completion; budget setting; tracking spend; and cost-benefit analysis to ensure success of projects;

Ownership of at least one company's VAT return, Intrastat and EC sales with submission due quarterly;

Liaising with Auditors and submitting lead schedules at year end, ensuring agreed deadlines are met;

Assisting with both financial and Sarbanes Oxley audit requirements;

Helping maintain user access in Sage and WAP

Profile

Basic qualifications for the Financial Accountant:

CIMA / ACCA part-qualified;

Experience, 3 years minimum, working within a Finance department

Preferred Qualifications:

Experienced user of SAGE 200 and Hyperion HFM is desirable;

Advanced knowledge of Excel, to include v-lookups, complex pivot tables and SUMIFS etc;

Previous use of Sicon WAP (Web authorisation Processor) an advantage

Hol Holiday restrictions apply at month end's and financial year end

Competencies:

High level of accuracy and attention to detail;

The role is ideal for an experienced accountant who can use their initiative and has strong problem-solving skills;

The working environment is fast-paced, with many competing priorities;

Ability to work well in a team to ensure deadlines are met

Achieving results ethically

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is a salary of circa £30,000 to £35,000 along with an attractive benefits package

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