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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
REF: SM 010419 FNA_1554133412
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Vitae have partnered with one of London's leading construction companies to source a top calibre Qualified Accountant to join their team. This is a newly created role due to the success of the business and would ideally suit a candidate who has experience working within the sector.

This is a company who have gone through an impressive period of growth over the last ten years and now boast a finance team of 50 + members of staff. We are looking for a Qualified Accountant with strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability.

-Reporting into the Senior Finance Manager, this role involves the production of the monthly management accounts of two companies and assisting with the management accounts of a large contracting company within the Group
-Extensive monthend balance sheet and P&L Reconciliations (Cost of Sales, Overhead and Margin Analysis).
-Raising sales invoices/certifications and allocating receipts to invoices. Resolving any sales invoice queries by liaising with internal management and customers.
-Take a lead in the monthly financial close process.
-Assisting in contract value reconciliations and support and challenge the commercial teams to ensure accurate revenue recognition, margin recognition, WIP and debt reporting
-Assist in ensuring accurate cost accruals for plant, materials and sub-contractors and liaising with quantity surveyors and operational teams regarding the financial performance of the contracts and companies
-Submission of quarterly VAT returns to HMRC and dealing with any HMRC correspondence including VAT registrations, VAT return queries, etc.
-Responsible for managing and maintaining the companies' sales and purchase ledgers.
-Performing bank reconciliations.
-Production of annual budgets and quarterly reforecasts. Helping with additional budgetary tasks.
-Production of year-end audit pack and resolving any audit queries.
-Ad-hoc tasks/projects.

This would be a great role for a qualified accountant looking to join a business that can offer excellent personal development and career progression. Strong technical knowledge will be essential but the ability to communicate with various stakeholders across the business will be equally important.
Our client are looking for an ambitious, credible individual who will be a critical member of the finance team, capable of making important business decisions and assisting with the company growth.

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