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Financial Accountant (ACCA / ACA)

Job Title: Financial Accountant (ACCA / ACA)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: salary plus benefits
Start Date: October
REF: LS/FinAcc_1533645590
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant (ACCA / ACA) - Permanent - Berkshire

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for a Financial Accountant with ACCA or ACA qualification 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 ACCA or 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.
  • Independent / self-starter. Ability to manage own workload effectively.

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