Financial Accountant

Posted 12 December 2019 by Pro-Finance Recruitment Group
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Financial Accountant, London: £45,000 + Benefits

On behalf of a national charity and household name, we're recruiting for a Financial Accountant to deputise for the Financial Accounting and Control Manager and support the delivery of operational effectiveness and controls. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for primary ledgers, financial controls, production and reconciliation of the balance sheet, cash flow, VAT / Tax compliance, statutory accounts production and other external reporting. This role will particularly suit a finalist or newly qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) from practice who is looking for their first step "in-house".

Main Duties:

  • Ensure implementation, enforcement and monitoring of internal control procedures
  • Reviewing journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monitoring and forecasting cash flow and maintaining treasury management procedures and controls including banking mandates
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and oversight of tax compliance
  • Evaluating, developing and embedding financial processes and procedures ensuring full documentation
  • Support the Financial Accounting and Control Manager in the delivery of the Annual Report and Accounts and preparation of Trading Company and Statutory Accounts, liaising with Audit

Person Specification:

  • Newly qualified of finalist level accountant (ACA or ACCA) ideally with charity accounting (SORP 2015) experience
  • Experience in preparing VAT returns, giving advice in relation to VAT and in Tax compliance and the calculation arising under VAT partial exemption methods
  • Experience in treasury management, including liaising with banks and investment managers
  • Experience in preparation of consolidated Statutory Accounts and dealing with external audit
  • Implementation of financial control processes and procedures
  • SunSystems, Proactis and TM1 systems knowledge would be ideal

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of five distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal, Pro-Finance, Pro-HR and Pro-Marketing.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • Audit
  • Charity
  • Consolidation
  • Finalist
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Tax
  • Treasury
  • VAT
  • Financial Accountant
  • Newly Qualified
  • investment
  • London
  • Practice
  • forecasting
  • Big4
  • balance sheet
  • SunSystems
  • cash flow
  • reconcile
  • Year end
  • annual budgets

Reference: 39552870

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