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Financial Accountant

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Job Summary

  • Luton
  • Permanent
  • BBBH824517
  • Aug 05, 2022
  • £45k - £50k
Job Description

Morgan McKinley, Northern Home Counties is pleased to be supporting an established and growing organisation in the service sector based on the renowned Capability Green in Luton.

Morgan McKinley, Northern Home Counties is pleased to be supporting an established and growing organisation in the service sector based on the renowned Capability Green in Luton.

Role Overview:

Responsible for the financial accounting for the Group of companies, maintaining the financial integrity of the Group's balance sheets, ensuring accounting policies and procedures are kept up to date with applicable accounting standards and leading on head office overhead accounting.

The role of Financial Accountant will support the Head of Finance in a variety of tasks, the main activities are listed below:

  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations for all entities in the Group on a monthly basis
  • Reviewing and challenging balance sheet postings made by the Management Accountants
  • Completion of the monthly head office overhead costs
  • Collate and recharge all centrally controlled costs to other Group entities on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of the Group's consolidated results and balance sheet at month end
  • Compiling the month end management accounts pack
  • Preparation of VAT and CIS returns for all group entities
  • Act as point of contact with the Group's auditors, tax and statutory accounts prep teams
  • Assisting with the annual budget process, producing consolidated schedules for both the P&L and balance sheet
  • Reviewing, updating and ensuring compliance with all applicable accounting standards
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects as required

Skills & Experience:

  • Ideally ACA / ACCA qualified, but will consider candidates who have 1-2 papers left to qualify
  • Ideally experienced in both industry and practice, although applicants direct from practice will be considered
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good technical accounting knowledge
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software

Salary & benefits:

The role of Financial Accountant will pay £45,000 - £50,000 with hybrid working, 3 days in the office and 2 from home, plus 10% bonus

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Emma Smith
Emma Smith
  • Senior Manager | Accounting & Finance Recruitment
  • +44 (0)1908 966 032
  • esmith@morganmckinley.com