Financial Accountant - 12 month FTC

Location United Kingdom
Contact name: Paige Philip

Contact email: paige.philip@greshamhunt.com
Job ref: 988

Gresham Hunt's client is looking for a temporary Financial Accountant to work within their growing team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC). The role will report into the Group Accountant, developing best practices and policies.

 

The role:

You will be responsible for the preparation of the organisations financial accounting reporting which includes the financial statements and statutory reporting requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provides support to the Group Accountant when required;
  • Ensure integrity of transactions posted within financial systems;
  • Prepare monthly journals – accruals and prepayments for the group;
  • Driving efficiency and robustness in the financial accounting process;
  • Preparation of Annual financial statements, balance sheet and cashflow reporting;
  • Ensure compliance with controls and governance in line with stakeholder requirements;
  • Ensure controls and governance and compliance protocols are followed in line with business needs;
  • Maintain good working relations and liaise with internal and external audit to resolve any queries raised;
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting policies and standards are applied and maintained across the organisation;
  • Participates in the development of the team’s policies, procedures, and processes through providing input and feedback.

Desired skills:

  • Part qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA);
  • Strong controls and governance understanding and application;
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation and review of financial statements;
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and financial regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Demonstrated experience working to statutory deadline, including working with external auditors;
  • Strong understanding of UK GAAP and technical financial knowledge/accounting standards application.