Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Reference: 3976424_1620122269
Contact Name: Mandy Baines
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2021 10:58

Job Description

Qualified Accountant opportunity - fast growing privately owned business in Ipswich, Suffolk. £Competitive

Your new company
This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to make their first move from practice into the commercial sector.

We are very pleased to be working exclusively with this highly successful, innovative and fast moving privately owned business which is growing in the UK and internationally.

Your new role
Due to continued growth and exciting onward business forecasts our client is looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to join the business and work hybrid at their offices in Ipswich, Suffolk and remotely. The Financial Accountant will report into the Financial Controller and will be joining a well established and talented finance team. The role is broad and will offer you the opportunity to utilise your technical knowledge/skills and keen business interest
Key responsibilities:
Working closely with the Financial Controller to develop processes, controls and improve the quality of financial and management reporting.
Play a key role in the preparation for the annual audit and liaise with the with external Auditors as required.
Perform monthly accounting activities to include but not limited to the posting and reconciliation of Fixed assets and Leases schedules
Month end reporting and investigation.
Work closely with other members of the Finance team to collate and prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations ready for review
Preparation of annual Statutory accounts and conversion from FRS102 to IFRS
Assist with accounting requirements for new international businesses
Work closely with the external Tax advisors to assist with the preparation of annual tax returns.
VAT and Tax compliance.
Preparation and submission of R&D claim.
Have key involvement in the review, specification and implementation of a new ERP system.
Ad hoc duties as and when required.

What you'll need to succeed
The Financial Accountant will be a qualified accountant with good accounting knowledge ( FRS102 & IFRS) and a keen interest in business, they will will enjoy and perform at their best in a fast growing and change environment.

  • They will have good attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • They will be analytical and have good problem solving skills
  • They will be a confident communicator (written and verbal) be able to liaise and present at all levels and explain finance to non-finance stakeholders.
  • They will be dedicated to providing great customer service
  • Have strong IT skills (including Excel to and intermediate/advance level) and a passion for process improvement

What you'll get in return
The Financial Accountant will be offered a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits including Hybrid/flexible working, 25 days holiday plus bank holiday, pension and free parking. The business has a very good culture and offers the opportunity for onward career and personal development. The Financial Accountant will be working closely with the Financial Controller and have the opportunity to be mentored and develop their technical and commercial skills.

What you need to do now
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