Part-Time Accountant

Horsham, West Sussex
Salary is pro rata according to experience
05 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Part-Time Accountant

Flexible working

Ceres Power is a growing organisation and the purpose of this role is to support the Financial Controller in the increasing commercial and reporting needs of the business.

The role is part-time with specific hours to be agreed: input will likely be up to 2 days per week and the Company can be flexible in terms of working hours, for example to fit around the school run, possible term-time work only should it be appropriate. 

Key Accountabilities

This is a wide-ranging position with opportunities for development of the role as the business continues to expand.  The key activities will be:

  • Review monthly management accounts
  • Help prepare and review annual and half-yearly financial reports including statutory disclosures
  • Monitor hedging position of foreign exchange
  • Help prepare and/or review grant claims and forecasts
  • Prepare and/or review HMRC returns (Corporation Tax, VAT, PSA, Share Options)
  • Review revenue recognition workings and liaise with project managers where necessary
  • Help promote better finance processes and efficiencies
  • Help prepare audit committee papers
  • Ad hoc tasks

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • ACA/ACCA qualified.
  • A broad background of experience gained in a small to medium sized business, preferably including the manufacturing sector.
  • Demonstrable intermediate/advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Personal Specification

  • Self-motivated, flexible and approachable individual.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Questioning by nature and confident in challenging established norms to identify process improvements and implement changes.
  • Possess an analytical approach with a clear passion for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with people across the business at all levels of seniority. 

Internal & External Relationships

  • Financial Controller (and finance team)
  • CFO
  • Budget holders throughout the company

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