Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Yeovil
Salary
£200 - £250 per day
Posted
05 May 2017
Expires
25 May 2017
Sector
Accounting
Robert Half are seeking an interim Financial Accountant to start and assignment for a business based in Yeovil. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the management of the financial function, to include the financial accounting team, day-to-day activities and financial management reporting, process and control. Position: Financial Accountant Location: Yeovil Day Rate: £200 - £250 per/day Start date: ASAP Duration: 3 months Duties and Responsibilities Complete the year end statutory accounts, supported by the year end finance and tax pack for distribution to the external auditors. Support, negotiate, discuss and agree audit points with the external audit team, and deliver controls to satisfy recommendations. Complete the group reporting pack, to include all financial statements and forecasts within time frames laid down by group finance. Presenting the result for discussion with directors and group finance. Manage the production of the cash flow forecast, for the following two months at a daily level, and a year end cash position. Ensure completion and review all balance sheet control accounts. Maintaining a monthly 'working capital' pack. Manage and continually review for improvement the bank and cash control reconciliation process, supporting the branch administration of daily routines. Complete the quarterly VAT and Intrastat returns. Ownership of company's VAT compliance, and provide expertise for the more sensitive VAT transactions. Ensure the finance and operating system can accommodate all of the required processing functionality. Manage and continually review for improvement the processing and reporting of fixed assets information and control. Manage the production and completeness of board reports to meet issued deadlines. Control the financial reporting and collection of purchase rebate, agreeing the level and profile of rebate to be recognised in the monthly accounts. Ensuring an accurate yearend position is supported by third party evidence. Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the Finance System (Great Plains). Ensuring the chart of accounts are relevant, appropriate and structured in accordance with financial and management reporting. Support IT in the maintenance and control of both the Finance and Operating systems, ensuring the migration of data is complete and accurate. Manage the BBS access and approval of BACS and same-day / priority internet banking payments. Skills and Experience Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA) or equivalent with previous experience within a financial management role. Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints with an excellent multi-tasking ability. Excellent excel skills and previous experience of Microsoft Dynamics, or equivalent. Excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to build internal relationships and liaise with non-financial personnel. Leadership and team management. If you are interested in applying then please forward your latest CV to Vincent Smith at Robert Half Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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