Senior Financial Accountant

Macildowie Associates
Derbyshire, UK
12 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Financial Accountant | East Midlands| £37,500 - £46,000Macildowie recently met with a client of ours within the Education sector based in the East Midlands who are looking for a strong Senior Financial Accountant to join their established team. You will be playing a vital role in managing and maintaining the financial accounting function, taking the lead on various projects and areas of process improvement.

Although this is in the education sector, they are very open to a variety of backgrounds even if you have exclusively worked within the private sector in the past.

Key Responsibilities
Taking the lead and accountability on reviewing and reporting on risks and opportunities in key areas such as Fixed Assets, VAT returns and advice on tax issues, Treasury, Project Accounting & supporting the bidding and partnerships activity
- Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations and reporting key risks and opportunities to the Head of Finance
- Reviewing and supporting on periodic internal reports on projects, expenditures, balance sheet, cash and treasury; assisting in preparation of financial plans, budgets and forecasts
- Monitoring bank accounts and investments as an integral part of treasury management, advising on the most appropriate banking arrangements
- Co-ordinating approved capital expenditures, maintaining accurate asset registers and providing information on capital expenditure, depreciation, revaluation, grants received and realised
- Supporting and managing a team of qualified and assistant accountants, managing workloads and optimising output from the team on an ongoing basis

Requirements- Fully CCAB Qualified with 2-3 years post qualification experience
- Expert knowledge of Fixed Assets, VAT returns, tax issues and balance sheet reconciliation
- Experience and understanding of a compliance framework and experience of implementing and managing compliance monitoring in business
- Experience of financial year end accounting and audit process

BenefitsExceptional PensionGreat holiday allowance

If you meet the requirements of this opportunity and are excited about the prospect of leading and taking responsibility for the Financial Accounting function then get in touch with Peter Newman on or .

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