Financial Accountant

£25000 - £30000 per annum
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
AAJ-11290 8
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity is available for experienced Financial Accountant to join one of the fastest growing companies in Yorkshire, providing eLearning and software solutions to over 1.6 million learners nationally. Based in Ilkley, Yorkshire the successful Financial Accountant will earn £25,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience, plus benefits and commission.

As a Financial Accountant you’ll be responsible for the preparation of accurate, timely and informative Accounts for this award winning company and completion of statutory and tax submissions. Supervising two Account Technicians, you will be responsible for:
  • Main contact for internal and external accounts queries, and liaison with divisional teams on financial matters
  • Maintaining and updated the Sage system, including maintaining nominal codes
  • Managing cash flow
  • Making pro-active contribution to the improvement of financial processes within the department and across the group of businesses
  • Managing two Accounts Technicians
  • Supplier payments
  • Ensuring the accounts team meets month end deadlines involving invoice runs and management accounts completion
  • Preparing and reporting of monthly management accounts and re-forecasts, and distribution to Board
  • Monthly reconciliation of all Bank accounts, e-commerce accounts (service payment provider/merchant account) and Barclaycard statements
  • Monthly reconciliation of deferred and accrued income
  • Preparation and submission of monthly pension deductions to pension fund manager. Execution of employer’s duties regarding Auto-enrolment (including correspondence with staff and Pensions Regulator).
As a Financial Accountant you will possess demonstrable experience in a similar role preparing monthly management and annual financial accounts for a business with various divisions. In addition, you should possess the following qualities and experience:
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • IT skills, including working knowledge of Sage and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to present at Board level, and with Senior Audit management
  • Discretion, trustworthiness
If you are interested in the Financial Accountant vacancy in Ilkley, Yorkshire then please submit your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for this position.

Additional Information: Full product training and a clear progression route.  Dependent on experience and ability to meet targets you will be given the opportunity to progress through a clearly defined set of competencies and reward structures.