Balance Sheet Accountant

Job Title: Balance Sheet Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Beneftis
Reference: CG1810BSA_1571414415
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: October 18, 2019 17:00

Job Description

Our client, a local employer of choice, with a fantastic reputation for retaining and developing top talent, is looking to source an astute and enthusiastic Balance Sheet Accountant to join its fast-paced team. You will be responsible for assisting with the group's reconciliation process and helping to prepare the reporting pack for the Financial Controller. Aside from the day to day, you'll also participate in several ad hoc projects, supporting the growth of the business.

Main duties include:
* Supporting the balance sheet review process, driving improvements in efficiency and quality
* Assisting the wider finance team with preparation of high quality and standardised reconciliations
* Preparing some of the group reporting balance sheet reconciliations
* Supporting the preparation of the monthly balance sheet pack with high quality variance analysis and commentary
* Supporting ad hoc initiatives
* Supervising and developing the Finance Graduate
* Participating in projects supporting the rapidly growing business, driving improvements to accounting and reporting processes etc.

Knowledge, skills and experience:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong academics including educated to degree level
* Experience of performing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations
* Strong presentation and report writing skills
* Ability to explain the story behind the numbers

This is a great first step into an innovative business that can kick start careers, for those who are truly driven and demonstrate strong work ethic. You will have ample opportunity to move across the organisation and out of group, if you so wish, giving you more commercial exposure in line with career ambitions.

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