Financial and Management Accountant

Recruiter
Executive Talent Solutions
Location
Basildon
Posted
02 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a leading manufacturing and warehousing business, a market leader within their niche area of operations.

Due to the growth of the business and the team they currently seek a part-qualified accountant to cover areas of both financial and management accounting. The role reports to the Financial Controller and provides support across a number of areas to the finance team and senior management team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts - P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, with comparatives, budgets variance analysis and commentaries
  • Responsible for Treasury duties (e.g. payments, month end reconciliations and processes)
  • Responsible for VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List and ONS duties
  • Assistance with statutory audits, liaising with external auditors, preparing annual corporation tax packs and supporting schedules
  • Maintaining Fixed Assets Register and associated fixed asset module in the SAGE ERP
  • Monthly preparation of Stock and Sales reports
  • Accounting for all stock movements and preparing monthly stock valuations
  • Participating in intercompany reconciliations and recharges and agreeing with colleagues in other group companies
  • Reconciling Balance Sheet accounts
  • Assistance with preparing annual financial statements and relevant audit schedules
  • Preparing ad-hoc and monthly information and reporting as required

Successful candidates will ideally be studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (ACCA / CIMA) it is essential to have advanced Excel skills and ideally Microsoft Query (SQL). Working knowledge of VAT, Treasury and cash controls would be advantageous as well as experience of working within a multi-currency accounting environment and the ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way.

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