Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£45000 - £50000 per annum
12 May 2014
09 Jun 2014
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Cameron Kennedy
Finance
Permanent
Full Time

Main duties and responsibilities

Management reporting

  • Timely and effective production of monthly and periodic management accounts
  • Review and reconciliation of all balance sheet and control accounts
  • Responsible for day to day bookkeeping and integrity of ledgers
  • Managing service company cost recovery models and interco recharges
  • Integrating acquisitions into the reporting process
  • Supervision and review of purchase and sales ledgers
  • Bank reconciliations and cash flow management
  • Improve the efficiency and accuracy of internal reporting

Statutory reporting

  • Production of subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Day to day contact with external auditors at interim and year end audits
  • Involvement in the half year and annual results preparation
  • Preparation of MI for use by other departments
  • Assistance with technical accounting issues

Staff management

  • Management and development of Accounts Assistant (CIMA student)
  • Establish and maintain review procedures
  • Development of skills and training

Tax

  • Preparation of tax computations and supporting analysis
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT Returns

The job-holder will also be required to perform any additional activities that are relevant to the role and the department, as determined by management.

Qualifications and experience

  • Newly qualified or part qualified Chartered or Certified Accountant
  • Likely to be a university graduate

Skills and competencies

  • Hands on experience in accounts preparation
  • Results focused with a proven ability to problem solve
  • Organised and methodical, with a track record of meeting deadlines
  • Strong data analysis and spreadsheet experience
  • Experience of small, hands-on finance functions would be an advantage