Financial Accountant

Location
England, Devon, Exeter
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
06 Sep 2017
Ref
13849537/001
Contact
Ryan Hirons
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

An excellent vacancy has opened for a Financial Accountant on a 12 months fixed term contract

Client Details

The client are a leading legal practice that have a great presence in Exeter

Description

The main responsibilities within this Financial Accountant position are:

  • Prepare annual statutory accounts to include extended trial balance, profit and loss account, balance sheet cash flow statement and notes
  • Produce year end file and supporting information for audit
  • Monitor accounting and reporting developments and provide technical financial advice on accounting issues
  • Partnership accounting - drawings, capital loans, partner account statements, information for tax calculations, tax account reconciliations and liaison with partnership tax adviser
  • Manage payroll within strict internal and external timelines and process.
  • Ensure compliance with VAT requirements including preparation of VAT returns
  • Maintain accounts and records, raise recharges and provide support to scheme members
  • Month end and year end close down
  • Maintain and develop the accounting software
  • Work with the Chief Financial Officer and the Management Accountant to maintain and improve internal financial controls and ensure that procedures are appropriate and efficient

Profile

The ideal candidate will have;

  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting issues
  • The ability to prepare financial and management accounts
  • Excellent reconciliation and analytical skills
  • Sound understanding of financial controls and procedures
  • Good understanding of VAT
  • Strong communication skills
  • Prioritisation and time management skills

Job Offer

A highly competitive salary and some excellent company benefits