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Financial Accountant

Employer
Hays Senior Finance
Location
London, Wembley, England
Salary
GBP55000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + 55000 - 65000
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Sector
Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

My client are seeking a skilled and dedicated Financial Accountant to provide support to the finance and management teams, reporting directly to the Financial Controller. The role will be responsible for weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting, management accounts, budgeting, forecasting, cash flow forecasting, work with AP & AR etc. Role: Financial Accountant Salary: £55,000 - 60,000 Location: Wembley The role will be responsible for the following:

  • General Balance Sheet and P&L accounting, working with other finance members and other departments across the business.
  • Preparation of GL reconciliations.
  • Management of the Fixed Asset register.
  • Work with AR and AP, as central point of contact, to resolve any issues.
  • Preparation of cash flow forecast - including liaising with AR/AP to estimate cash flows and communications with wider business.
  • Weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting with a heavy focus on period end accounting, including management accounts preparation.
  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of HMRC required documents and returns.
  • Supporting the external Audit process, fulfilling auditor queries.
  • Understanding and influencing areas of margin reporting for improvement.
  • Identify and deliver control and compliance improvements.
  • Create and maintain procedure documentation in conjunction with finance and the wider business.
  • Provide accurate, timely and relevant information to support business information needs as required.
  • Working with other finance members and wider business teams to support the business in the completion of the Budget, Forecast and 3 Year Plans.

The ideal candidate would have/be:

  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 2 years PQE.
  • Experience of working in a large-scale fast-paced organisation, ideally as part of a controls focused finance team with a track-record of delivering high quality results.
  • Stakeholder management skills with ability to build relationships, internally and externally.
  • A self-motivated approach to work - can do attitude, well organised to effectively prioritise and deliver high quality results.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, learn quickly and proactively anticipate the needs of the finance and management team.
  • Excellent analytical skills and excel skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Knowledge of corporate governance and regulatory compliance requirements a plus.
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company

At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow

 

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