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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Redhill, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + PLC benefits

  • Contact:

    Lee Kjos

  • Contact email:

    leekjos@michaelpage.com

  • Job ref:

    13950387/001_1536249722

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    04-10-2018

  • Startdate:

    06/09/2018

  • Client:

    Michael Page

Are you looking to take ownership of the financial and management reporting of a leading UK PLC?

Client Details

This leading Financial Services business is a leader in its field with reputation for a high performing finance team and as an employer of choice

Description

  • Production of monthly financial reports for presentation to senior management including analysis of actuals.
  • Analysis of results to ensure accuracy and additionally to explain variances against Plan/ Forecast to Financial Reporting Manager for communication to senior management.
  • Ensure that proper accounting records are produced and maintained to support reported results, including reconciliation and other control mechanisms. This will involve liaison with other members of the finance team responsible for production of these accounting records. The primary areas of focus will be:

  • VAT returns

  • Expense review for payroll tax items

  • Accounting for investment in joint venture

  • Balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Establishing appropriate accounting policies and practices and reviewing and updating process documentation regularly. Keeping abreast of technical accounting developments to ensure that the impact of changes are understood and applied on a timely basis.

  • Liaison with External auditors to ensure that annual and interim financial audits are completed in a timely basis and with no surprises.

  • Ad-hoc projects and tasks.

Profile

  • A qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACA or ACCA) with post qualification experience in industry/ practice.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledge of Oracle would be an advantage

Job Offer

£Great salary + Bonus

- PLC benefits

- Station transfers

- Parking

- Generous pension