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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Harlow, Essex
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: JM280521PPY_1622219139
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email: jason.mitchell@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Senior Accountant
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
£55,000 - £65,000 + excellent benefits

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a highly successful business within the pharmaceutical/biotech sector. Perfect for a qualified accountant looking to add value to close knit finance team.

This role reports into a high calibre Financial Controller, with key responsibilities in supporting financial controls and ensuring accurate reporting and analysis. You will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills to assist in the development of the finance department.

Main Responsibilities

* Preparation of weekly and monthly accounts, journals and reports.
* Provide support and guidance to other members of finance team.
* Oversee revenue accounting operations.
* Preparation of month end accruals, prepayments and stock accounting.
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register.
* Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations.
* Preparation of monthly VAT returns.
* Support cash-flow forecasting.
* Ad-hoc tasks when required.

Person Specification

* ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant.
* Experience of month end accounting close.
* Experience of VAT returns, international sales and purchase transactions.
* Knowledge of large company ERP system.
* Experience of revenue accounting.
* Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
* Excellent communication skills and experience of managing teams.

For consideration or more information on the role, please get in contact or apply!

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