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Financial Accountant

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jul 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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A Bedfordshire based organisation are looking to hire a Financial Accountant to join their team.

A Bedfordshire based organisation are looking to hire a Financial Accountant to join their team. This role is responsible for timely and accurate accounting and reporting to deliver both internal and external reporting requirements - including the implementation and maintenance of appropriate controls and procedures.

Key responsibilities

Month end accounting and timely and accurate month end close process

Management accounts production, reporting and variance analysis including robust analysis of the balance sheet, cash flow and working capital

Collaborate with and support the FP&A team in reporting, variance analysis and reporting improvements

Preparation and submission of group reporting returns (including maintenance of reconciliations between local and group reporting) and maintaining local to group GAAP adjustments

Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, including sub-ledger to GL reconciliations ensuring a thorough understanding of balance sheet position

VAT compliance & reporting, preparation and filing of VAT returns

Timely and accurate preparation of supporting information to support tax advisors in the completion of tax returns

Supporting the preparation, audit and filling of annual statutory accounts - drafting statutory accounts, preparing supporting information for the audit process including timely and accurate responses to audit requests & queries

Supporting the development, implementation & monitoring of controls, accounting policies and procedures for the company

Providing technical support on the interpretation and implementation of new accounting standards

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the accounting and control function and support implementation
Candidate profile:

Qualified ACA or ACCA either from Industry or from a leading accountancy practice

Experience of working with MS Excel

Experience of working within a changing business environment

Involved with the implementation, maintenance and application of corporate accounting policies

Experienced in timely and accurate month end reporting with strong attention to detail even under pressure

Able to communicate effectively and with confidence with management and stakeholders across the business

Good understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP required
Please apply or alternatively email: (url removed) for further information
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