Accountant Maternity Contract

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit for a project accountant for our client based in Caerphilly this role will be a maternity cover of 12 months and the candidate will be Project Accountant position. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing the management accounts of a London based subsidiary. We are expecting this to involve a 2-3 day visit every 4 weeks plus a 1 day visit every other week although this may evolve over time. The candidate therefore must show a willingness to travel. Job Focus Has ability to work in a consultative role, advising on improvements and best practice Demonstrates commercial awareness and understanding, without compromising financial disciplines Ensures that business opportunities are appropriately evaluated to minimise risk and sustain/improve profit margins Understands the key business drivers Continually seeks opportunities to improve and streamline processes Communication Provides incisive and user-friendly management information, meaningful financial analysis, input and advice to divisional colleagues and senior management to assist with understanding KPI reporting Provides accurate and timely reporting, establishing effective communications with other senior financial colleagues within the Group Displays well developed presentation and communication skills, verbally as well as numerically, with good report writing skills Skills Required Holder of recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) unless exceptional reasons apply. Has excellent MS office skills, particularly Excel and Word Experience of Sage accounting systems preferable Broad financial management background in a business-to-business (or similar) service organisation Experience or knowledge of carrying out both external and internal audit work Experience of preparing management accounts Benefits Basic Salary: cGBP30-35k p.a. Car Allowance: GBP3,250 p.a. or Company car Holidays: 20 days per annum plus statutory days and Christmas shut down (3-4 days). Other: Free onsite canteen & free onsite parking