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Job Description.

Reference: QA/17/08
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2017

Qualified Accountant

 

The 3fivetwo Group are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Accountant. The successful candidate will be based at our Channel Wharf Head Office.

 

Location

Channel Wharf

Contract Type

Maternity Cover – 12 months.

Hours

37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.

Responsible to

Group Financial Controller

 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

 

  1. Preparation of monthly management accounts for several entities from trial balance with provision of analytical explanations where necessary.
  2. Compilation of detailed & supplemental reporting packs on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis for submission to the Board of Directors.
  3. Liaison with Finance Manager and staff to ensure timely completion of month end postings and journal entries.
  4. Maintenance of general ledger records including journals & balance sheet reconciliations.
  5. Support the maintenance of the organisation’s fixed asset registers and depreciation schedules.
  6. Data entry/extraction from the organisation’s operations systems and maintenance of accurate information therein.
  7. Working closely with the Financial Controller on detailed budgeting/planning/forecasting.
  8. Collation, analysis and production of financial information and reports using Microsoft Office tools including Excel on a daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.
  9. Support of other business functions with financial analysis e.g. sales forecasting & analysis, P&L Analysis, Payroll Analysis etc.
  10. Management of interactions with external auditors and tax professionals to ensure timely & accurate provision of information/resolution of queries.
  11. Proactively contributing to the ongoing development and improvement of the organisation’s financial processes & controls.
  12. Assisting as necessary in other aspects of the organisation’s finance functions (purchase ledger and sales ledger).
  13. Preparation of regular government reporting/statistics forms and secretarial duties.
  14. Monthly reconciliations and analysis of large data between two reporting systems.
  15. Other general administrative/office duties as required to include (but not limited to) other reporting as requested by senior managers and directors.

 

The above list is not exhaustive and additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.

 

Person Specification

Factor

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA or similar).

 

 

 

Experience

 

 

 

 

Minimum of one year post qualification in an accountancy role.

 

Experience in the production of management and/or statutory accounts.

 

Maintenance/processing/reconciliation of general ledger.

 

Dealing with financial queries orally and in writing.

 

Use of Sage 200

 

Review of financial controls & processes, making recommendations & implementing improvements

 

 

Experience of purchase ledger, sales ledger control/processing

 

Key Competencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Skills/Abilities/Personal Attributes

Strong interpersonal skills.

 

Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.

 

Excellent numerical/mathematical skills.

 

Strong Excel skills and use of Microsoft Office to: Extract/analyse/reconciliation/present information

 

Team-working

Organisational

 

Attention to detail

 

Self-starter and self-motivated

 

 

To apply, please complete an application pack and monitoring form and return to:

CV's will also be considered.

 

 

 

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