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Corporate Financial Accountant - Milton Keynes £37k

Posted 8 February by Ascendant Recruitment Ended

An exciting opportunity has become available working for a global client with an office located in central Milton Keynes. Our client is looking for a Financial Accountant to join a very busy team managing one of their larger client accounts on a full time permanent basis.

This role would be a great role for a newly qualified or part qualified person who is looking for a hands on challenging role where they can work as part of a close, solid and enthusiastic team.

The Role

  • Prepare accurate management accounts, adding value wherever possible (technical, problem solving).
  • Schedule, supervise, and review work to ensure appropriate standards are met.
  • Ensure effective controls are in place to ensure compliance of company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure client deadlines & expectations are met or exceeded (client focus, managing self and others, goal/results focus).
  • High quality service provided to all clients (client focus, attention to detail/quality).
  • Monitor the workloads of assistant team members and provide cover where necessary.
  • Review work undertaken by the assistant team members, providing feedback and development objectives
  • Assist in ensuring the performance of the team is controlled and monitored against set targets and procedures.
  • Conduct an analytical review of the P&L, variance analysis and appropriate commentary.
  • Take responsibility for all balance sheet and payroll reconciliations.
  • VAT returns preparation, EC sales list, P11d’s and intra stat accounts preparation
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of all relevant CEAPS, engagement letters, under recovery forms and billing.
  • Responsible for identifying early any out of scope/ change management requirements and ensuring these are properly documented
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the management accounts including entries instructed by the client
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business
  • Train and develop the team on an ongoing basis, identifying individuals’ strengths and development areas.
  • Ensure the team is aware of its priorities and goals, and that team members are working together to achieve these.
  • Completion of Earnings Summaries for client’s private tax accountants to complete returns
  • Tax equalization schedules
  • Assistance with providing tax team information to complete P11D’s/PSA
  • Ensuring adherence to relevant client policies regarding approval for payment of requested items

Key Competencies:

  • Ideally you will have SAP experience but this is not essential
  • You will have a minimum of 5 years experience of working within a varied accounts role
  • The ability to take charge and support managers with supervision when required
  • To be Qualified or Part Qualified studying towards an accounting qualification
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Required skills

  • Balance Sheet
  • Vat Returns
  • P11D
  • Year End Accounts
  • Payroll Services

Reference: 34031619

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