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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
REF: DW FINACCNT 201017_1508515490
Contact Name: Dan Westmore
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant
c£45-55k Excellent Benefits

As a leading technology company experience significant and continual growth our client is looking to source an impressive and diligent Financial Accountant to join their growing team. This is an exciting time for the company which can offer a great working environment and the opportunity to grow and develop alongside the business.

Though this is a financial accounting role it would suit someone with broad all round experience and offers the opportunity to progress within an expanding and emerging market. Being able to hit the ground running by managing the finance function including month end reporting, budgeting and analysis will be crucial

Key Responsibilities:
-Prepare monthly accounts, analysis against budget and prior year, and commentary
-Reconcile multi-currency bank accounts and assist with cash flow planning
-Manage purchase ledger activity including purchase requests, monitor cost against budget and reconcile cost of sales
-Oversee monthly balance sheet reconciliations and assist as required
-Monitor sales processing and prepare forecast ensuring consistency between systems
-Analyse contract profitability and provide support for the renewals process
-Be responsible for the internal recharge process and assist with project analysis
-Prepare statutory accounts and supporting files
-Ensure data integrity through rigorous monitoring of transactions
-Be involved with the continual development of internal controls and processes
-Assist with Ad hoc project work

What we are looking for:
-Strong academic background
-Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ideally 2-3 years PQE
-Strong excel skills (Vlookups and pivot tables) and managing large datasets
-Previous experience using SAP (preferable)
-Meticulous approach and a keen eye for detail
-Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines

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