Financial Accountant

Employer
SF Recruitment
Location
Coalville, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2115880421
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Finance & Accountancy Division at SF Recruitment is currently working in partnership with a forward-thinking and growing business based in North Leicestershire. My client is looking for a high calibre Financial Accountant to join their busy finance function. As the Financial Accountant you must have both strong technical and commercial experience and the ability to work closely with internal and external stakeholders on statutory and regulatory reporting, cash-flow forecasting, VAT accounting and Tax.

As the Financial Accountant, the role will involve but not limited to:
- Ownership of the fixed asset register - ensuring strong records are maintained
- Responsible for inter-company recharges
- Ensure the control environment is robust and supported but strong financial governance through policies, procedures and balance sheet controls
- Assist in the production of financial statements up to statutory level
- Production and monitoring of the monthly balance sheets and to ensure reconciliations are produced to a high standard
- Support annual audit
- Prepare and evaluate balance sheet reconciliations
- Cash-flow forecasting and reporting for both internal and external stakeholders
- Working with external tax advisors to prepare corporation tax returns
- Preparation of VAT Returns
- Assist with the production of month end journals - accruals and prepayments and key financial postings

As the Financial Accountant, you will have the following skills and attributes:
- An Accounting Qualification - ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA or relevant experience in a similar role
- Audit and Tax experience
- Up-to-date accounting and compliances knowledge
- Attention to detail and confidence to probe further in to data
- Ability to meet strict deadline and work under pressure
- Methodical and problem-solving skills
- Keen to take full ownership of the role

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