Financial Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Milton Keynes
50000.00 GBP Annual
18 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant (12 months FTC) (Maternity Cover) Your new companyAn established Manufacturing business, based in Milton KeynesYour new roleWorking for an established global manufacturing business based in Milton Keynes. Our client are currently seeking a Financial Accountant on a 12 month fixed term contract basis from April.What you'll need to succeed Technical, professional and outward facing role providing accounting and management support within the UK business.A visible role across all functions, working with functional heads to understand and manage cost and provide financial guidanceKey Tasks: Monthly and quarterly closing activities, e.g. accruals, provision, prepayments, balance sheet reconciliations.Year-end closing activities including audit coordination and preparation of statutory accounts.Act as point of contact for the corporate accounting service centre.Support travel expense processing.Support cash management and payment processing.Tax reporting with the support of external tax advisory.Preparation of monthly internal and external reporting and analysis; P&L, B/S, Cost Centre.Preparation of budgets and forecasts.Support of special projects Key Requirements: ACA or ACCA qualified.Experience in the preparation of statutory accounts under UK-GAAP.Experience in year-end audit preparation across all areas.Hands on experience in SAP R/3Experience with MS Excel to intermediate level as a minimum (e.g. VLOOKUP)Ideally experienced in SAP BW Additional Requirements: Ability to work within a small team.Strong analytical skills coupled with excellent written and oral communication skills.Ability to prioritise workload and meet specific deadlines.A flexible approach to working hours.High levels of accuracy and a focus on attention to detailLives within commutable distance of Milton Keynes.Must be able to commit to the full duration of the placement i.e. 12 months. What you'll get in returnA competitive salary of up to GBP60kWhat you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at