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Financial Accountant (ACA)

Job Title: Financial Accountant (ACA)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: salary plus benefits
Start Date: October
REF: LS/FinAcc_1532950646
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant (ACA) - Permanent - Berkshire

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for a Financial Accountant to join their team in Berkshire on a permanent basis.

The Financial Accountant will join an expanding team and will support the Financial Accounting Manager. You will work on various financial accounting and reporting tasks.

Role:

  • To work with the Finance Manager and the Finance and Reporting Manager to carry out routine month end and year end accounting and reporting activities.
  • Provide technical knowledge and support and help with professional development of more junior members of the finance team
  • Ensuring adequacy of financial controls and procedures affecting the finance operations (payables, receivables, sub-ledger accounting, inter-company balances and general financial reporting compliance)
  • Ensuring compliance with HMRC VAT and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Liaising with Shareholders regarding any GAAP changes and conversion
  • Producing monthly management accounts information and analysis for internal customers, senior management and Shareholders
  • Preparing the year end financial statements and liaising with external auditors
  • Identifying and driving improvement required to financial reporting, forecasting and financial controls
  • Maintaining balance of cash funding from Shareholders within the joint venture and lead any settlement discussion in case of disputes
  • Leading the finance internal control steering committee with shareholders and maintaining the internal control matrix

Skills and Experience Required:

  • An ACA qualified chartered accountant
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience of financial control process and systems
  • Experience of dealing with end to end accounting processes
  • Experience of VAT and Corporate tax
  • Familiarity with the latest Accounting and Reporting Standards
  • A background in financial practice
  • Independent / self-starter. Ability to manage own workload effectively.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.