• Financial Accountant (fixed term contract)

  • Locations
  • Tamworth
  • Date
  • 2016-09-13
  • Job Type
  • Financial Accountant
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Role Description

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Complete accurately and in a timely manner the monthly transactions in readiness for month end routines such as variance and overhead analysis, accruals, prepayments
  • Delivery of monthly accounts within the time frame set and update system where applicable
  • On-going forecasting and performance analysis
  • Cash Flow projections
  • Monthly Balance Sheet and daily bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Production and submission of Corporate tax and VAT as per Legislation
  • Preparation of Budgets and Business Plan
  • KPI reporting and analysis
  • Preparation of commissions, payroll journal and reconciliation
  • Ad hoc tasks requested by line manager and members of the leadership team
  • Support and cover for sales ledger, purchase ledger, credit control and accounting
  • Ensure integrity and compliance with Group policies
  • Treasury, preparing weekly and monthly payments
  • Ensure a smooth audit clearance    



Key working relationships:




  • Finance Manager
  • Finance Team
  • Management team
  • Group Finance community
  • Other department leads




  • Auditors
  • Tax authorities
  • Bankers
  • Government statistic offices


Key Skills and Experiences


  • CIMA/ACCA qualified or late stages, or similar accounting qualification
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of Financial or Management  Accounting
  • Knowledge of UK compliance legislative requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in statutory accounts
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
  • Demonstrable experience in aiding preparation of Corporation Tax returns
  • Able to work in a team and use own initiative with a problem solving attitude
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and positive approach
  • Able to provide accurate information to help decision making
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Power Point


  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics
  • Experience in Manufacturing industry
  • Previous exposure to international relationships
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word

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