Senior Financial Accountant

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Standard
02 Oct 2020
30 Oct 2020
Accountancy Recruit
Job Title
IT/ Telecoms
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Accountancy Recruit is partnering with a growing tech firm operating internationally and a vacancy has arisen for a Senior Financial Accountant. The Financial Accountant will work closely with the Financial Controller to provide support in the financial reporting cycle and preparing analysis in order to deliver key financial results. The role will initially be working remotely but in time will be based from offices in South Manchester. The Financial Accountant position would suit a Management Accountant, Reporting Accountant or even a Financial Contoller of a small business keen to develop into a larger company with international reach.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for the Group
  • Tracking costs against Budget to identify cost savings/ efficiencies
  • Monthly reporting and financial analysis on P&L and Balance sheet
  • Prepare quarterly financial reporting information for investors
  • Ownership of the parent company P&L and balance sheet and checking accuracy
  • Performing audit quality reconciliations across P&L and balance sheet
  • Reviewing accounting policies and check financial statement in line with accounting standards
  • Supporting with internal and external audit requirements
  • Reviewing and setting up weekly payment runs
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Liaising with third parties i. External auditors, banks, HMRC
  • Supporting and covering the Financial Controller with any other ad-hoc duties as required

To be successful in this role the Reporting Accountant will have the following skills:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Degree educated with at least 2:1 or above
  • Strong technical reporting and Excel skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a very fast paced, agile environment
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Must have experience in a similar accounting role, in a similar sized company and team with exposure to foreign currency
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and a real team player
  • Ability to learn quickly, work autonomously and use own initiative essential
  • Results driven with high levels of integrity and accuracy