Management Accountant CSA104136
Job Industry: Temporary / Interim
Salary: Up to £250 per day
Job Type: Contract
Reference Number: CSA104136
- Our client has a requirement for a Senior Accountant to join their team for a period of 12 months. There is strong potential for this role to turn permanent.
The main purpose of the role will be to manage the period end close process including ownership of key financial reconciliations and preparation of monthly management reporting packs.
You will provide operational finance support where required and actively review and suggest process improvement.
Ad hoc activities will also be required including monitoring capex, employee expenses and VAT filings.
The main accountabilities in the role will be:
Month End - Managing the month end close process, reviewing reconciliations and ensuring month end file is complete. Providing guidance/support to the finance team as required. Preparing and posting journals, reviewing the results and reconciling to expected figures. Preparing key balance sheet account reconciliations for review, and highlighting any issues as applicable.
Financial Reporting - Preparation of month end reporting packs, providing analysis and explanation of variances. Generating ad-hoc information as required. Preparing half year and full year fair value model for inventory.
Control Environment - Applying the financial control system (e.g. Asset verification, PO/ authority limits, capex, payments and employee expenses). Reviewing processes and controls to identify areas of improvement/weaknesses, and suggesting modifications as appropriate.
Compliance - Ensuring VAT returns are prepared and filed on time, assist in implementation of Making Tax Digital.
You will be a qualified accountant
Hands on finance experience in a prior role is essential
You will be an independent thinker who uses initiative
You will be self-motivated, organised and available to work to tight deadlines