Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:


Sewell Wallis are working with a well-known business looking to recruit an Assistant Financial Accountant to assist the Financial Accountant with various tasks including accurate recording of financial transactions, preparation of the annual financial statements for the individual entities and the group in accordance with IFRS and FRS 102, assistance with preparation of information for and liaison with the external auditors, completion of quarterly VAT returns and other adhoc projects as required.

The job;

* Assistance with the preparation of individual entity and consolidated statutory financial statements for all group companies in accordance with IFRS and FRS102
* Preparation of weekly cashflow for review by the Financial Accountant/Head of Finance
* Reconciliation of certain balance sheet items on a weekly/monthly basis
* Ensure all ledgers and other books of account are properly kept
* Perform and/or review monthly reconciliations e.g. payroll reconciliations
* Prepare month end journals, prepayments and accruals as necessary
* Preparation of quarterly VAT returns (including partial exemption) and completion of the annual adjustment calculation for review by the Financial Accountant
* Maintenance of the Fixed asset register and work in progress, including depreciation calculation and reconciliation to the nominal ledger on a monthly basis
* Contribution to the preparation of various parts of the group budget
* Consideration of financial control procedures with a view to improving/standardising controls across the group
* Project work as required
* Carry out other ad hoc duties as requested by the Financial Accountant/Head of Finance from time to time