Financial Accountant

16 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Reed Liverpool are presently recruiting for an experienced Financial Accountant to join a newly formed team in Liverpool. As the financial accountant you will be responsible for supporting the financial accounts manager in ensuring the business is compliant with all internal and external financial reporting requirements. You will provide technical advice to colleagues in relation to financial accounting and payroll matters. You will help the organisation understand our financial position by contributing to the production of the annual consolidated financial statements.

Key Duties:

  • The reconciliation of the balance sheet control accounts, assisting in producing the monthly balance sheet reconciliation pack.
  • The reconciliation and maintenance of the fixed asset register.
  • Completion of month end and year end journal entries and maintenance of the journal audit file
  • Provision of high quality financial information for audits.
  • Production of accurate and detailed working papers for the annual statutory accounts and audit.
  • Being the primary contact for all payroll accounting and pensions administration queries, ensuring the confidentiality of information is maintained at all times.
  • Working closely with HR, ensure all employee payroll records and payroll deductions are accurate and up to date.
  • Responsible for the accounting and financial administration of salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Recording and reconciling the monthly payroll entries in the financial ledger.
  • Responsible for making payments for statutory and other payroll deductions, ensuring they are made to the relevant bodies in accordance with agreed timetables and that year end returns are submitted in accordance with HMRC deadlines.
  • Understanding of the rules and regulations governing payroll so that you can monitor and review the ongoing compliance.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of the corporate credit card and the recording of the associated transactions in the financial ledger, ensuring VAT is appropriately reclaimed and that the corporate credit card policy is up to date.
  • Preparation, completion and submission of National Statistics returns relevant to the post.
  • Production, review and updating of standard operating procedures relevant to the role.
  • Provide additional financial information, reports, reviews and analyses and any other duties as may be reasonably expected and which are commensurate with the level of the post.

Skill Required:

  • Part qualified or finalist
  • Proven experience of preparing complex reconciliations
  • Experience of payroll and pension administration is desirable
  • Good knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and techniques, and their application.
  • Knowledge charities or SORP is desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, Jet Reporting and Data Warehouse is desirable.
  • Excellent working knowledge of excel is essential.
  • Production of financial reports for finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Working in a busy finance team, managing conflicting deadlines.

In Return:

  • 27 Days holiday + all bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours on a 35 hour week
  • Group pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Death in service
  • Study support
  • Season ticket loan

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