Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Simpson Judge Ltd
Location
Abingdon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1233920856
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A financial accountant role is available within a growing finance team based in Oxford. This role has responsibility for the financial reporting, including statutory accounts. Candidates must be process driven and thrive in a busy environment, this is a real opportunity to be involved in finance relationships and effectively creating business partnerships through robust data management.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Assist in completion of monthly financial statement close
  • Prepare and record standard and non-routine journal entries and ensure the accuracy of information through monthly analysis and reconciliation. Determine adjustments required and prepare journal entries for related account activity. Proactively identify and resolve any issues or reconciling items.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules, such as external/internal loans, interests and foreign currency valuation, capital/operation lease schedule and evaluation.
  • Record intercompany transactions and confirmation with other assets.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reporting requirements such as completion of monthly reporting checklists and fluctuations analyses
  • Process cash entries not related to accounts payable disbursement.
  • Prepare and maintain fixed assets, expense accruals and prepaid schedules.
  • Assist Accounting Manager in the completion of annual statutory financial statement and tax audits.
  • Perform other duties as required to support the Accounting Manager and other Business Department.

Personnel Specification:
  • ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Knowledge and understanding of internal controls
  • 2 years plus post qual
  • Proficient with systems
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and work closely with and as part of the accounting team
  • Capable of critical thinking and problem solving
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated and directed

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