Financial Reporting Accountant

Employer
BR Recruitment Ltd
Location
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Closes
Apr 09, 2021
Ref
2104169265
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant - Newly Qualified Accountant

Permanent role - Livingston

Newly created role due to expansion for a Newly / Recently Qualified Accountant with experience gained either in a Financial Accounting / Financial Reporting role in industry or a Newly Qualified Accountant from the profession looking for their first move into commerce and industry.

This is a superb opportunity to join a leading international manufacturing organisation during an exciting time of growth and expansion.

In addition to day-to-day financial reporting activities the successful candidate will also be involved in supporting wider commercial / strategic activities.

Reporting to the Finance Manager your remit will be highly varied and will include -

RESPONSIBILITIES


• Supporting the Finance Manager with month and year end close and associated activities.


• Month end and year end reporting activities.


• Balance sheet reporting.


• Accruals & repayments - ensure accuracy and maintenance of Accruals, Intercompany and Prepayments


• Assist with completion of budget and forecast cycles.


• Assist with preparation and analysis of draft management accounts and commentary


• Assist with preparation and information gathering for ad hoc financial modelling


• Assist with completion of HMRC documentation in relation to VAT including submission of return


• Reconciliation activities.


• Oversee maintenance and control of the purchase and sales ledger which may include supporting the AP clerk with processing of documentation during growth phase


• Oversee the timely payment of all suppliers in accordance with business payment terms


• Deal with any escalated supplier queries and resolve promptly


• Management of COGS and Inventory cycle


• Fixed asset register management


• Maintain and reconcile cash

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Experience

Qualified Accountant of a recognised Accounting Qualification - CA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA

Desirable


• Have knowledge and experience of working in or alongside small and medium enterprises


• Have knowledge and experience of internal controls - SOX experience beneficial


• IFRS knowledge

Required Skills


• Intellectually curious, with a desire to learn about their chosen industry / sector


• Proactive and positive mind set, which embraces change


• Excellent Microsoft Office skills


• Knowledge of ERP accounting


• Ability to be flexible and collaborate to support the success of a small team

You will be offered a competitive salary and highly attractive benefits package including private health care and a generous bonus.

On application, please advise re current / expected salary and re any applicable notice period.