Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35555 per annum + increase and excellent pension

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We are working with a brilliant organisation looking for a Financial Accountant to lead and motivate the finance team as well as providing sound expertise and information about the financial position of the business in a broad and interesting role.

The job:-

- Ensure timely and accurate completion of reports and statutory returns as required.
- Manage financial resources.
- Ensure best value principles are applied to all purchasing decisions.
- Manage the cash flow and cash resources.
- Maintain VAT records and to ensure submissions to HMRC.
- Manage the payroll.
- Manage the Pension Scheme.
- Manage the balance sheet effectively and collect debts efficiently.
- Work with the Management Accountant to support the preparation of monthly accruals and prepayments.
- Develop, operate and maintain accurate and robust financial procedures and systems.
- Be a key member of and where appropriate lead projects within specialist field such as due diligence reviews etc as and when required.
- Manage the regular audit visits.
- To set targets and monitor performance of staff in the finance team.
- Work with the Management Accountant in the preparation of budgets and forecasts to model future cash movements and balance sheet values.
- To provide support to the COO and CEO as required.

The person:-

- Ideally qualified or latter stages ACCA/ACA, QBE also considered.
- Experience of working in a financial accounting role.
- Managerial experience.
- Exposure to managing a large budget.

The benefits:-

- 27 days holiday plus stats, rising to 32 days after 5 years.
- Excellent pension (employee 6.8%/employer 19.3% contribution).
- On-site parking.
- Wellbeing package.

For more information please contact Faith Collins

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