Finalist/Newly Qualified Financial Accountant

Posted 9 April by Parkside Accounting and Finance Easy Apply

Our Client, a leading commercial FMCG Company based in the Hillingdon area, are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant on a permanent basis. In order to apply you will be a finalist/newly qualified Accountant with extensive financial accounting experience.

Assisting the Finance Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • To assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial reporting and to ensure that all corporate reporting deadlines are met
  • To produce the monthly balance sheet and cash flow actual and forecast reports within the reporting deadlines for review by the Finance Manager
  • To produce timely, accurate and complete financial information for the purposes of the annual budget process
  • To prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and to ensure that any outstanding items are cleared in an accurate and timely manner
  • To continually review and improve internal VAT controls and produce monthly UK and Irish Vat returns in accurate and timely manner
  • To manage the completion of the sales lists and Intrastat on a monthly basis, ensuring the accuracy of all submissions
  • To manage the BACs payment software and be the first point of contact for the Bank
  • To prepare and report on the Daily and Monthly Cash forecasts
  • To co-ordinate and manage the audit of duty calculations and reporting in line with HMRC requirements
  • To perform stock audits at various third party and company locations, ensuring accuracy of GL accounts
  • To become a SAP key user, to provide ongoing support, champion and guidance to the rest of the company
  • To support on any adhoc projects and tasks as required by the Finance Manager
  • To provide cover for team members in times of absence with relation to manual payments made via online banking system and all BACS payment runs according to the BACS authorisation procedure

Person Specification

  • Suitable Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) - Finalist/Newly Qualified with experience of regulatory reporting - in this role you will be have managing a nearly Qualified Assistant Accountant
  • Experience in an accounting environment dealing with balance sheet and cash flow preparation and forecasting
  • Experience of working to strict deadline
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Efficient in Microsoft office and lotus notes
  • Excel skills to macro level
  • Experience with SAP or a similar accounting system
  • Attention to detail and good problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Has a 'can do' attitude
  • A good team player
  • Act on own initiative
  • Methodical thinker working well under pressure

If this role is of interest please apply today!

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34854392

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