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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Hatfield
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Beneftis
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 4 - 6 Months
REF: CG3006AA_1625067769
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a local employer of choice, with a fantastic reputation for retaining and developing top talent, is looking to source an astute and enthusiastic Financial Accountant to join on an initial contract basis. Candidates must be available on short/no notice and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, large company environment.

You will be responsible for assisting with the group's reconciliation and consolidation process and helping to prepare the reporting pack for the Financial Controller. Aside from the day to day, you'll also participate in several ad hoc projects, supporting the growth of the business.

Main duties include:
* Supporting the balance sheet review process, driving improvements in efficiency and quality
* Assisting the wider finance team with preparation of high quality and standardised reconciliations
* Preparing some of the group reporting balance sheet reconciliations
* Supporting the preparation of the monthly balance sheet pack with high quality variance analysis and commentary
* Supporting ad hoc initiatives
* Supervising and developing the Finance Graduate
* Participating in projects supporting the rapidly growing business, driving improvements to accounting and reporting processes etc.

Knowledge, skills and experience:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Experience of performing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations and consolidations
* Strong presentation and report writing skills
* Ability to explain the story behind the numbers

This is a great first step into an innovative business that can kick start careers, for those who are truly driven and demonstrate strong work ethic.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.