Accountant - 12 month FTC

Job Title: Accountant - 12 month FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus
Reference: 3615166_1560868609
Contact Name: Jack Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2019 15:36

Job Description


Your new company
Hays are working with a reputable and forward thinking business who are the leading provider of services within their specialised market. As a company they provide the best possible outcomes for their employees and customers, by investing in new technology, and developing the careers of their employees.

Your new role
The role is a 12 month FTC and will provide support to Financial Controller (FC) in ensuring accuracy, integrity and development of the business' financial reporting. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for cash management across three legal entities including variance reporting and weekly cash forecasting.
  • Attend and contribute to the weekly cash calls with stakeholders across the Company.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the AP & cash teams within the company
  • Support the FC with the month end close process for three legal entities, and all reporting to group including 5 year plan submissions and the company's annual budget.
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed and points actioned on a monthly basis to a level sufficient to satisfy a statutory audit.
  • Contribute to the design and creation of a month end reporting pack.
  • Ensure compliance with HMRC requirements, tax pack submissions, VAT and other statutory compliance requirements.
  • Responsible for reducing the number of outstanding ATR's.
  • Understand, document and review the key financial processes and controls within the Company, making suggestion for improvement and aligning with best practice where appropriate.
  • Support the FC in establishing a finance function at Head Office and driving a culture of openness and integrity through the business' monthly reports and submissions to group.
  • Preparation of month end management accounts and reports including required journals.
  • Project work on system upgrades and developments as required.
  • Management of adhoc BACS/CHAPS requests.
  • Provide cover for critical activities carried out by other team members.
  • Other ad hoc duties. What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will have ideally experience including;

  • Proven track record of preparing statutory accounts and statutory audits of large companies/groups.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with wide range of people and groups.
  • Experience of managing conflicting and competing priorities effectively.
  • Experience of integrated accounting software
  • Microsoft Office (including advanced Excel skills)
  • Experience of preparation of statutory accounts, tax returns, VAT returns.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary of c£40k + retention bonus including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance.

What you need to do now
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