Assistant Financial Accountant

Axon Moore
£23000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits 26 days holiday, pension
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Axon Moore are exclusively representing a large successful organisation who currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Financial Accountant, reporting to the Head of Finance. They are looking to recruit ideally on a Temporary to Permanent basis. Job Description: You will be based within an expanding Financial Reporting and Control team which encompasses Tax, Treasury, Management Accounts and Financial Reporting. You will be responsible for providing financial information plus providing comprehensive, high quality analysis to provide support at Corporate level,. You will also ensure internal controls are adequately maintained and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and accounting standards / practice. You will also work with the Corporate Finance Team in the production of monthly management accounts and other financial information and undertake maintenance and control of accounting systems Duties: Analysis work and detailed review of the Company’s profit and loss nominal accounts on a monthly basis Assistance in the preparation and reporting of the Company’s tax requirements, including VAT and Corporation tax; Assistance in the preparation of the weekly cash flow forecasts for submission to Group Treasury; Assistance in the analysis and preparation of the month end corporate management accounts to report to senior management; Provide cover to manage the Treasury function of the company where necessary; Assist in the maintenance and control of accounting systems via journal entries and regular balance sheet reconciliations; Maintenance of controls in accordance with financial processes and procedures; Liaise with Shared Services processing team to ensure timely and effective processing of transactions on the financial system when necessary; Monitoring the Finance and Treasury email inboxes and respond to queries from across the business on a timely basis; Maintenance of logical and complete records of all Finance documents; Assist the Head of Finance on any current and future business projects and initiatives. Person Specification: AAT qualified or working towards/qualified professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) Effective time management to ensure objectives are achieved in a timely manner Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Computerised Accounting Systems Good communicator, both verbal and written Personal drive and commitment Strong analytical skills Attention to detail Collaborative and committed to team working Technically competent and well versed in double entry bookkeeping and financial reporting principles Ability to learn quickly and adapt to rapid change Study support offered to professional qualification relevant to the role on a permanent contract. This job was originally posted as

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