Financial Accountant

Addington Ball
Milton Keynes
27 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading professional services organisation seek Financial Accountant to join their Central Finance team in Milton Keynes. Reporting to and working closely with the Finance Director, you will take responsibility for the provision of financial and management information for the LLP business. The role will be interesting and sometimes complex as you will be joining a business that is growing both organically and by acquisition. The successful candidate must be highly competent in all aspects of core financial accounting with previous relevant practical experience in a similar role. Extensive VAT knowledge is required and any previous Group Accounting experience is advantageous. Excellent communication skills at all business levels is a pre-requisite especially as you will be communicating with Partners within the business. Responsibilities; Responsible for the provision of financial and management information for the businessDaily bank reconciliation for main LLP bank accountProvision of the daily group cash balances sheet to the Finance Director and BoardManage day to day bank relationship with Lloyds including but not limited to all bank mandates, direct debits, standing orders, bank transfers, etc.Month end reporting procedures including posting of all journals, cash books and account reconciliations, group management accounts and utilisation reportProvide cover for the production and recording of the credit, WIP and debtors provisionsProvide cover for the production of the Monthly Statement, Quarterly cash flow forecast and Partners KPI'sQuarterly Group VAT return and EC Sales ListsTwice monthly BAC's payment run reviews and bank authorisationMonthly intercompany invoicing and reconciliationsFixed asset ledger maintenance for LLPAd hoc invoicing including those to office subtenants and debt collectionProvision of monthly/quarterly general ledger analysisCompletion of Companies House forms and ensuring filing deadlines are metProduction of ONS statistics for listed companies by given deadlineAid in the preparation of Central budgets, the Group consolidation and inputting into the accounting systemDealing with the day to day insurance needs of the groupPayment of pensions to retired partners including quarterly journals and liaising with auditors for year end reportPreparation of year end schedules and liaison with auditorsCreation of process notes for all elements of jobAd hoc projects where necessary. Requirements; Qualified or Finalist (ACA / ACCA) or Qualified By Experience (QBE) accountantPrevious relevant experience in a similar role to include extensive VAT knowledge, bank reconciliations and comprehensive financial accounting knowledgePrevious Group Accounting experience is also advantageous but by no means essentialIT literate - Excel, Word and SAP (although SAP not essential)Positive and proactive attitude - constantly looking for efficiencies and ways to implement, happy to get involved in areas that are not under remit and work the necessary hours to complete tasksAbility to prioritise own workload to ensure that all deadlines are metAbility to communicate well with all levels of staff across the group up to and including Partner levelPrevious experience working in a professional services environment with partnership / LLP sector experience beneficial but by no means essential. What's on offer; Competitive salary dependent upon experienceBonus scheme, paid annually25 days holiday plus bank holidaysPensionBUPALife assurance Interested? Apply today or call Ashley to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on to see all our current vacancies, news and updates. Addington Ball specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals across the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref ABJ/16481

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