Financial Accountant

Trace Recruitment
Central London, UK
18 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Part Qualified Financial Accountant, Central London - Marketing, up to £40,000

Trace are currently looking for a Part Qualified Financial Accountant to work with a large Marketing agency based near Holborn. The group are in the midst of acquiring new agencies and they need a solid Financial Accountant to take care of the finances for these new agencies. Candidates need to have strong experience in all aspects of transactional finance, along with VAT, Tax, knowledge of the Balance Sheet, accruals and prepayments. The role has lots of room for progression as the acquisition takes place, reporting directly into the Financial Controller.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage entity bank accounts, complete all banking entries and reconcile
  • Make all GL entries for the entities including accruals, prepayments.
  • Make payroll journal entries after reviewing it has been submitted to ADP correctly, and reconcile payroll control accounts.
  • Have knowledge of payroll calculations, and HMRC regulations
  • Complete PSA calculations as and when required
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies (if any) by collecting and analysing information from HR and ADP.
  • Complete period-end closing procedures and reports as specified.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts at month end for 2 entities
  • Prepare accounting records, including journal preparation, identify discrepancies prior to finalising the monthly close process
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Make intercompany entries, reconcile and issue invoices where required.
  • Ensure the supplier invoices are accurately processed correctly coded to GL for the 2 entities
  • Prepare analysis for any BS discrepancies for Management review
  • Fixed assets: run depreciation and complete Balance sheet rec
  • Understand double entry bookkeeping
  • Complete VAT return and EC sales to submit to Plc in COGNOS system
  • VAT Returns Preparation MTD and online Submissions to HMRC

Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience in Sage & Maconomy would be desirable but not required
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Have Analytical knowledge / Variance analysis
  • Self-starter able to work autonomously hit deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Able to influence team members and work in a team
  • Knowledge of payroll and tax
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Trace is an innovative recruitment consultancy. Our person organisation fit profiling tool, the Predictive Fit Profiler, is helping us fit our candidates with our clients from a personality, behaviours, motivations and cultural compatibility perspective.

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