12 Month Fixed Term Contract - Financial Accountant

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£43000 - £470000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
rp/32877/AXON
Contact
George Rose
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A well established financial services company based in Wolverhampton are looking for a Financial Accountant to take a key role at the centre of the Group’s financial accounting activities.

The role will report to the Accounting Manager and support the delivery of high-quality financial reporting and the daily execution of a varied range of core accounting team processes, whilst maintaining the integrity of the general ledger system and ensuring the group maintains tight financial control.

• Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (essential);
• Preparing journals for Group entities including special purpose entities;
• Preparation of monthly reconciliations and resolution of reconciling items;
• Contribute towards the production of monthly management accounts and involvement in detailed review;
• Prioritise day to day responsibilities to deliver excellent financial support for the business;
• Take an involved role with the maintenance and support of the Group’s general ledger system ensuring integrity in the underlying accounting records in particular taking care on accurate VAT posting and posting across Group entities;
• Experience in the preparation of tax returns such as VAT and PSA;
• Compliance with policies and procedures taking into account legislative and regulatory responsibilities;
• Proactively drive process improvement initiatives;
• Experience in a risk management framework within the team including adherence to controls;
• Confident user of general ledger systems and the use of excel;
• Flexible approach to helping deliver team workloads and managing conflicting priorities;
• Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.