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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

  • Salary:

    65,000

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-25

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Reports To:Financial Controller

Location:Park Royal, North West London

Salary:£55,000 - £65,000 (Dependant on experience)


Edward Mann is currently seeking a hands-on financial accountant for an exciting FMCG company. This is a great role for someone who wants to be involved in key financial accounting duties and is deeply committed to fostering the growth of our employees, providing a dynamic environment where individuals can continuously learn and advance in their career.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing day-to-day financial operations and reporting.

  • Support the Financial Controller in preparing financial accounts and implementing financial processes and controls.

  • Analyse and advise on financial value to drive business success.

  • Coach and develop a team of 4 staff.

  • Ensure compliance with HMRC and National Stats.

  • Maintain and reconcile ledgers, including balance sheets.

  • Update and review daily cashflow forecast.

  • Review bank reconciliations for all accounts.

  • Close ledgers (Accounts Payable & Cashbook) and open the new period.

  • Set up suppliers and update bank details.

  • Enter invoices (Promos) on Syspro.

  • Check payroll files.


  • Prepare and process journals for the month.

  • Prepare the management accounts pack, including commentary.

  • Update the fixed asset register.

  • Conduct balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Collaborate with budget holders to understand and support their requirements.

  • Send out monthly budget packs to provide detailed spend information.

  • Produce and submit VAT Returns.

  • Submit various National Statistics reports.

  • Prepare P11Ds for HMRC & employees.

  • PAYE Settlement Agreement Submission.

  • Prepare files and schedules for annual audits for 3 entities.

  • Prepare documentation for the Invoice Finance Audit.

  • Lead or support projects within the business.


Essential:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) Candidates who are not qualified with the right experience will also be considered.

  • Excellent Excel skills.

  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships.

  • Accurate with a high level of attention to detail.