Systems Accountant

Recruiter
Holden Jones Ltd
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Holden Jones is exclusively recruiting a newly created role that reports to the Group Finance Director, which will primarily handle the day to day management of a soon to be implemented accounting system, more specifically in ensuring that all transactions with an accounting impact are recorded accurately and on a timely basis. The new system will drive automation to avoid manual keying of data whilst maintaining and improving the accuracy of data. Your remit will include:

• Become the 'Super user' for the accounting systems
• Oversee invoice processing and payments and ensure bank accounts reconciled daily
• Identify efficiency savings in the accounting process via use of improved technology.
• Maintaining Fixed Asset register ensuring depreciation is correctly calculated and recorded in the balance sheet accounts
• Ensure correct residual values recorded in Register of lease/rental assets
• Maintain accruals and prepayments schedules to ensure correct timing of costs
• Produce Trial Balance as a basis for monthly management accounts
• Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis
• Quarterly VAT returns
• Extract data for analysis of profitability of various business lines and prepare Excel analyses as and when required
• Participate in system enhancements to speed up reporting process and improve accuracy.
Applicants should have a full and broad understanding of accounting principles, but must be highly IT literate in both Finance and Business Management systems with a good appreciation of current technologies and the will to continually adjust to these technologies and drive forward changes. The company's aim is to become, and remain, best in class at efficiency and cost control in accurate accounting and reporting. Some formal accountancy training such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA would be helpful, however, practical experience of preparing accounts to trial balance is a pre-requisite. Experience in process re-engineering and an inquisitive nature to drive forward process improvements will also be key.

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