Financial Accountant

Salary : GBP30000 - GBP40000
Location : Warminster
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : 060100009999901
Line of Business : Accounting and Finance

Description :

Robert Half Finance & Accounting are recruiting a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified/newly qualified Financial Accountant to join Longleat Safari based in Warminster. Paying circa £35,000 plus benefits.

 

Longleat is an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage. Their guests receive a unique, immersive and authentic experience when they visit, whist they strive to protect and preserve their natural and built heritage.

Longleat rely on talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional technical skills and have personal characteristics to live up to the high standards of the brand.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the Financial Controller with ensuring the Longleat Estate accounts are accurate and reconciled on a timely basis. Additionally to provide control over the estate income & overheads plus provide cost management of Longleat Group Capital projects.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare monthly Estate management accounts and financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Complete all relevant P&L reports, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset registers and cash flow reports.
  • Provide variance analysis and commentary on areas of focus where necessary.
  • Lead the relevant Budget Managers through annual Budget and Forecasting process.
  • Maintain controls over Capex and major projects spending.
  • Create and provide routine report updates on Group Capital expenditure.
  • Provide support on compliance with internal and external audits.
  • Support the preparation and submission of statutory accounts for all Longleat entities.
  • Support the preparation and submission of annual Settlement accounts.
  • Ensure management of appropriate relationships with external auditors, tax advisors, banking contacts and trustees.
  • Provide expertise to the business with tax planning and legislative requirements.
  • Support the Financial Controller with the submission of VAT, P11D and Class 1 returns.
  • Support the Financial Controller with the administration of company pension and private health scheme.
  • Management of company credit card administration and process.
  • Ensure support to the business on Corporate Governance & Data Protection compliance.
  • Routine liaison with Land Agent and team on estate & property matters.
  • Provide support with Estate debtor and creditor management.
  • Act as additional point of contact for managing Payroll process, analysis, reporting and payments.
  • Provide additional support to the Financial Controller on family financial matters.
  • The above list of duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the role.

Salary & Benefits

Robert Half Finance & Accounting are recruiting a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified/newly qualified Financial Accountant to join Longleat Safari based in Warminster. Paying circa £35,000 plus benefits.

Please note, all 3rd party applications will be forwarded onto Robert Half and Christopher Muir who is handling the recruitment process.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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