Financial Accountant

£40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
22 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Leicestershire Jobs
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant. Leicester.

Our client, a rapidly expanding company based in Leicestershire, has engaged Paul Mitchell Associates to recruit a Financial Accountant. This role may suit a person who has trained in a firm of Chartered Accountants and is seeking a "first move" into industry or commerce.

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Financial Controller this role will provide management and financial accounting, cash flow management, internal controls and statutory reporting.

Key Accountabilities
* Daily cash flow management and reporting to key stakeholders.
* Manage and accurately report the monthly income statement and balance sheets for all group companies.
* Preparation and review of key deliverables and reporting packs related to month end which will include analysis and commentaries.
* Preparation of VAT and other tax returns ensuing full compliance to regulatory requirements.
* Supporting with the implementation and continued review of internal controls
* Support with M&A into the group to include accounting, system, and process integration.
* Prepare year end draft accounts and supporting schedules for audit and take lead on field work deliverables.
* Ad-hoc reporting development and projects.

Key Skills and Behaviours
* Experience of Audit, management and financial reporting including preparation of management information packs, variance commentaries and balance sheet reconciliations.
* Strong IT literacy, with a high level of competency in Microsoft Excel in particular.
* Confidence and ability to build strong working relationships with senior management and stakeholders.
* Proven team player.
* Interpersonal skills sufficient to support, advise and influence members of staff from different parts of the business whilst providing strong financial control where necessary.
* Extensive working knowledge of Sage software desirable.
* Hands-on approach and proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
* Strong numeracy and mathematical ability.
* Confident telephone manner and negotiation skills.
* A willing and adaptable aptitude to provide support to the finance team when necessary, during busy periods or times of absence.
* Confident communication skills at all levels of the business both internally and externally.
* Self-motivated.
* Commercial awareness and work confidentially.
* The desire to grow and develop in a rapidly evolving business.

Professional Qualifications

* ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (or part qualified) subject to experience in Financial or management accounting roles
* This role may suit a person who has trained in a firm of Chartered Accountants and is seeking a "first move" into industry or commerce.

Salary Salary £40-£45K

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