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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - 12 MONTH FTC

Job Title: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - 12 MONTH FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3649642_1568113435
Contact Name: Jacquelyn Jones
Contact Email: daxtra.uk@hays.com
Job Published: September 10, 2019 12:04

Job Description

Your new company
This business is fast-paced and outgoing with solid growth in the last few years and strong plans to drive growth and profitability. They have an excellent reputation and are committed to creating a great place to work. They offer a modern, collaborative working environment with flexible working hours and an open-plan office.


Your new role
This is a new position that has been created due to company expansion and further growth plans. It will be a 12 month fixed-term contract with permanent potential. In this position you will support in mentoring and developing a small finance team, deputising for the head. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with a programme team to improve existing processes or design completely new processes
  • Preparing and posting GL journals relating to Revenue
  • Calculating amounts on a monthly basis, processing subsequent payments and address any queries raised
  • Calculating internal commission transfers on a monthly basis and processing subsequent payments
  • Producing reconciliations for relevant Balance Sheet accounts and providing updates to senior stakeholders
  • Authorising BACS and Insurer payments
  • Supporting operational payment allocation process when required
  • Monitor completion of weekly and monthly accounting controls for all processes within Revenue
  • Explaining financial processes to colleagues without a background in finance
  • Working with wider business on process improvements



What you'll need to succeed
The ideally candidate will have the following attributes

  • Part Qualified / Newly Qualified Accountant with ACCA/CIMA
  • 2 3 years experience in a transactional finance environment
  • Strong understanding of double entry / transactional accounting
  • Excellent understanding of Balance Sheet reconciliations & ability to investigate/resolve differences
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, can manage expectations both upwards and downwards
  • Advanced Excel skills (data manipulation)
  • Strong organisation, prioritisation & time management skills
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, changing environment and flexible to changing priorities
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail, meeting deadlines and a team player.
  • Positive "Can Do" attitude, with the willingness to learn

This role is due to start asap working in a small team set up, in an open plan environment, personality and development is key, role will be challenging, fast paced and interesting. The business view the people as their most important asset and therefore as well as bright and vibrant working space and great on-site facilities, they offer a rewarding and tailored benefits package which includes pension, Private Medical Insurance, life Assurance, Gym membership and flexible working



What you need to do now
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