Financial Accountant - newly qualified ACA/ACCA

Recruiter
Think Specialist Recruitment
Location
Hemel Hempstead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
08 Apr 2019
Ref
1114256150
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Think Specialist Recruitment are pleased to be working with a market leading, international organisation based within the Hemel Hempstead area. Having experienced a period of change and growth following acquisition, this is a great opportunity for a newly qualified ACCA/ACA Accountant to join a close-knit team at an exciting time for the Company. Alongside a competitive salary and great benefits, there is also opportunity to gain valuable experience within the department, with progression available. We are specifically looking for a recently qualified candidate coming straight from Practice or from a Practice background with 12-24 months' of commercial experience. Overview of duties: Be principal point of contact for internal and external stakeholders for all matters relating to Statutory Audit. Preparation and review of Overhead accounts and business partnering including assisting in budgeting/forecasting To ensure the accuracy of all financial records, and prepare the period end accounts To act as principle contact for external and internal audit and tax Preparation of the VAT return for review by Tax Manager To ensure compliance with all controls and maintain a culture of continual improvement with a focus on data integrity and efficiency. Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations for some key accounts as well as review of other balance sheet reconciliations To proactively provide all internal customers with analysis and support, with a focus on exceeding budget. To proactively support the business departments and colleagues with finance issues. Development of effective reports and analysis to ensure accurate measurement against performance KPIs. To provide information for the completion of budgets and forecasts, and to provide insights against these based on performance. Proactively review and work within company policies, standard operating procedures, company and legislative updates to ensure you are working in line with best practice and business risk is minimised Work in line with best practice and proactively minimise business risk including overseeing and communicating the review and updating of relevant company policies, standard operating procedures and legislative updates Input into cash-flow forecasting and assistance with Treasury Candidate requirements: ACA or ACCA Qualified Recently qualified moving from Practice into commerce or a candidate who has moved from Practice in the last 1-2 years A clear understanding of IFRS Deadline driven Ability to influence other team members to hit deadlines Experience of working in a fast-paced changing environment Excellent communicator across all mediums and levels of stakeholder Experienced with MS office, with advanced excel skills Outstanding interpersonal skills A motivated self-starter Able to work alone efficiently and without detailed guidance Strong time management skills Passionate about exceeding expectations Inquisitive and diligent

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