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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Letchworth Garden City

  • Job Function:

    Finance

  • Sector:

    Not for Profit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Ramsey

  • Contact email:

    lauren.ramsey@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH770_1650450491

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-19

This is an exciting prospect to join a well-regarded organisation, and sit in their well-established finance function as the Financial Accountant. This is a opportunity to be part of many aspects of finance and build foundations for a strong finance career.

A well-regarded organisation who generally make a difference to people's lives.

As the Financial Accountant you will be responsible for the following:

  • Working with senior finance colleagues to produce the year end statutory accounts for the group, association and any subsidiaries, in accordance with relevant reporting standards and statements of recommended practice
  • Owning the fixed asset register ensuring that it is fully reconciled and complete.
  • Owning the accounting processes and provide timely information
  • Responsible for Tax including VAT quarterly returns
  • Ensuring that all monthly balance sheet reconciliations are undertaken in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Producing the monthly management accounts
  • Ensuring controls are in place to support the production of the accounts
  • Calculating financial KPI's and relevant benchmarking ratios
  • Being a point of expertise in Financial Accounting matters
  • Operating with transparency and ensure excellent record keeping for audit trail.
  • Acting as a mentor to Assistant Accountants ensuring there are no single points of failure in the team.
  • Ensuring regulatory returns are completed in a timely manner
  • Helping to build an effective day to day relationships with External Auditors and Internal Auditors

  • Part or qualified accountant/qualified by experience
  • Have experience in producing a set of financial statements, ideally in a regulated sector. (preferable)
  • Have experience of VAT submissions (preferable)
  • Be methodical, organised, efficient and effective
  • Have good knowledge of accounting policies.
  • Possess attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work unsupervised and to deadlines

Package on offer for the Financial Accountant:

  • Competitive salary
  • 27 days paid holiday plus all public holiday
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan