Assistant Financial Accountant
GBP25000 - 35000 / annum
29th January 2018
Robert Half are working on a retained basis supporting Portsmouth Water with their search for an Assistant Financial Accountant who is either Studying, Part qualified, or qualified ACCA/ ACA or CIMA.
As the Financial/Project Accountant you will be supporting the Financial Controller to assist with the production of accounts for 11 companies with in Portsmouth Water, including the management, Statutory Accounts and year end processes.
- Business partnering with department heads offering a supportive and informative insight of the business, providing an excellent level of service.
- Balance Sheet reconciliations.
- Producing reports that are accurate and appropriate to the end user.
- Mind-set for control environment.
- Responsibility for large fixed asset ledger with knowledge of component accounting and understanding of WIP costs and depreciation.
- Involvement in Budgeting process.
- Completion of tax packs and R&D Tax returns.
- Knowledge of group accounting with consolidation experience preferable.
- Audit responsibilities.
- Year end and half year end responsibilities.
This role also offers the opportunity to grow in the vacancy and to engage and run your own projects to be part of the company's 2025 business plans, to help drive regulatory needs and changes and to show the business ways to save costs but also drive revenue.
As the ideal candidate you will be ACCA/ ACA or CIMA part qualified or qualified by experience.
You will ideally have experience in statutory accounting and also reporting skills with strong confidence in spreadsheets, database management and ERP system experience. You will be comfortable supporting month end, year end, and happy to get involved with the team and wider network.
You will be a team player and look to support your colleagues and vice versa: working in an open plan office you will be comfortable to integrate with the team and the different departments, showing strong communication skills.
Portsmouth Water have been supplying water to Portsmouth and the surrounding area since 1857. They provide high quality public water supplies to a domestic population exceeding 698,000, as well as many important industries, large defence establishments and varied commercial businesses.
With an annual income of £38.2 million and a high reputation and long tradition of providing safe drinking water of the highest quality from its springs, wells, boreholes and surface water sources.
Portsmouth Water has 251 Number of employees based in their offices who have a proud record of customer service whilst having the lowest water supply charges in England and Wales.
This position is based in Havant Head Office, working within a small Finance Team.
Salary & Benefits
Up to £35k, free onsite parking, generous pension contribution, life insurance, 24 days of annual leave and study support and more.
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