Accountant

Recruiter
Benjamin Edwards LTD
Location
Stenigot
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ACCOUNTANT - LINCOLN - upto £42.5K + EXCELLENT BENEFITS

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • This is an excellent opportunity for a fully qualified Accountant looking to develop their career in Accountancy. Working for a well established company in Lincoln. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller.

THE ROLE

  • Manage the month end and balance sheet process. Ensure the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are reconciled.
  • Ensure the accuracy of management accounting information prior to review by the Group Financial Controller.
  • Ensure strict reporting deadlines are adhered to
  • Monthly consolidation of two operating units
  • Assure timely submissions of monthly reports and associated commentaries.
  • Act as the main finance lead within the accounts team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Review and document business and accounting processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls, ensuring group policies are adhered to.
  • Monitor and mentor the finance team.
  • Production of Budgets and Forecasts; assist with annual budget and forecasting.
  • Inventory; Review stock provisions. Review stock reports and be the finance lead during the physical stock counts.
  • Asset Management; ensure annual physical verification of fixed assets and identify and record possible impairments. Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset balances.
  • Provide absence cover for the Management Accountants
  • Completion of quarterly VAT return.
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Carry out ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Group Financial Controller.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Qualifications

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA /ACA). At least five years’ experience working within an accounts department, with at least two years’ in a similar role.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience in a similar role essential.
  • Technically astute individual who is keen to learn in a high responsibility role.
  • Comfortable working to demanding deadlines, with changing priorities.
  • Strong communicator.
  • High level of accuracy.
  • Ability to lead and develop a small team.
  • Ability to work independently with a take control attitude.
  • Experience in developing and improving processes and controls.
  • Advanced IT literacy with Microsoft products, including Office

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