Financial Accountant


Salary:

GBP40000 - 50000 / annum

Location:

Reading

Date posted:

11th February 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06660-0010814121

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Role:

This position will be the central point for accounting expertise (internally and externally). Primary tasks will be; month-end governance, control, process improvement, balance sheet planning, audit relationships, statutory accounting and cash control.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller this role offers day-to-day exposure to both CEO and the parent company; the requirement is to be the technical finance expert to the business. The role offers great progression opportunities by demonstrating complete financial accountability and senior stakeholder management across both companies.

Governance and Control

  • Overall accountability for month-end process
  • Responsibility for balance sheet control
  • Managing the Audit for the businesses (dealing with external auditors)
  • Month-end postings for OPEX and CAPEX
  • Reviews of process controls and risk, with improvement plans built annually
  • Statutory submissions/ tax returns
  • Payroll reviews, including bonus calculations
  • Cash reconciliations and managing the companies bank account

Reporting

  • Reviewing the cash position of the business (weekly and monthly) and reporting to ROB
  • Overviews of OPEX trends
  • Reporting on business cash performance
  • Assisting the Financial Controller

Forecasting / Planning / Insight

  • Consolidating earnings and forecast
  • Short-term daily cash forecasting alongside longer-term models
  • Assisting the Head of Finance with the annual budget process
  • Working with stakeholders

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of Excel and Modelling
  • Understanding of IFRS Standards (and PLC reporting)
  • History of Balance Sheet ownership
  • Experience in Managing Audits
  • Statutory Submissions and Timings
  • Basic Tax Calculations and Submissions


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Forbury Works
37-43 Blagrave Street
Reading
RG1 1PZ
01189 028 888
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