This is a unique opportunity for a Qualified Accountant to work closesly with a commercial and experienced Finance Director of an ambitious Essex-based Insurance Broker. You will be responsible for Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Financial Operations (Cash Management/Treasury).
Key Duties: Financial Operations Manage and control the approval of purchase and supplier invoices and ensure they are reconciled to the accounting system. Prepare journals required to process monthly payroll and ensure payroll control accounts (tax/pension) are reconciled on a timely basis.
Cash Management Prepare weekly payment proposals of invoices due and ensure remittance advices for payments made to suppliers are issued. Maintain detailed cash flow forecasts and analysis.
Month-End Co-ordinate the month-end process ensuring the checklist is completed and signed off. Review preparation of the Balance Sheet Reconciliations. Maintain fixed-asset register and process journals for depreciation, amortisation and accounting adjustments.
Reporting Produce monthly management accounts for the largest entity within the Group to be submitted as a monthly pack with KPI data for the Board.
Budget/Forecast Ensure a rolling forecast is maintained for the financial year. Prepare an annual budget and prepare monthly cost analysis to ensure planned budgets/forecasts are achieved.
Year-End Provide support to the FD in managing the annual audit process of the Finanacial Accounting records.
Candidate Specification ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant Sound technical Financial and Management Accounting skills are a must Knowledge of Sage would be desirable Good MS Excel skills