Financial Accountant

International company based in Linoln has a position available for a qualified Financial Accountant.

•Manage the month end and balance sheet process. Ensure the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are reconciled.
•Ensure the accuracy of management accounting information prior to review by the Group Financial Controller.
•Ensure strict reporting deadlines are adhered to
•Monthly consolidation of two operating units
•Assure timely submissions of monthly reports and associated commentaries.
•Act as the main finance lead within the accounts team on a day-to-day basis.
•Review and document business and accounting processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls, ensuring group policies are adhered to.
•Monitor and mentor the finance team.
•Production of Budgets and Forecasts; assist with annual budget and forecasting.
•Inventory; Review stock provisions. Review stock reports and be the finance lead during the physical stock counts.
•Asset Management; ensure annual physical verification of fixed assets and identify and record possible impairments. Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset balances.
•Provide absence cover for the Management Accountants
•Completion of quarterly VAT return.
•Liaison with internal and external auditors
•Carry out ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Group Financial Controller.

Qualifications:

•Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA). At least five years’ experience working within an accounts department, with at least two years’ in a similar role.

Skills & Knowledge:

•Experience in a similar role essential.
•Technically astute individual who is keen to learn in a high responsibility role.
•Comfortable working to demanding deadlines, with changing priorities.
•Strong communicator.
•High level of accuracy.
•Ability to lead and develop a small team.
•Ability to work independently with a take control attitude.
•Experience in developing and improving processes and controls.
•Advanced IT literacy with Microsoft products, including Office. Fourth Shift or AX experience an advantage.

Benefits:

Salary: £40k
Holiday: 25 days plus statutory (Jan to Dec)
Pension: matched up to 8%
Life Assurance
Income Protection
Cycle to Work

Job Summary

Job Title Financial Accountant
Location Lincoln
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40k
Last Updated 20/11/2018
Reference SF42968
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