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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
GBP50000.0 - GBP55000.0 per annum + £53,000
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

HAYS are delighted to be partnering with a large Professional Services firm, based in Birmingham City Centre, to recruit for a Financial Accountant on a permanent basis. This role has come up due to a leaver in the team. The main purpose of this role is within the Accounting and Tax team, assisting with the preparation of Group financial accounts for both month-end reporting and the year-end audit. This role sits in an award-winning finance team, with lots of opportunities for progression and development within a supportive and dynamic environment.
This role is paying up to £53,000 plus benefits, and a hybrid working structure is in place.
The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Maintain key accounting records across all Group entities and branches, including: balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, fixed asset registers, bad debt provision, professional indemnity provision and other general ledger adjustments.
  • Preparation of month end reports and associated commentary.
  • Review and maintenance of the general ledger and associated reporting to help manage budgets and forecasts.
  • Assist with preparation of the Group audit working paper files.
  • Liaise with external auditors to assist with any audit queries.
  • Assist Tax Accountants with pulling together tax analysis for advisors and other tax compliance.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA with an audit/tax background
  • High level Microsoft Excel user essential
  • Financial reporting, strong accounting and tax experience
  • Good data analysis skills
  • Effective communication skills across all levels

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