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Financial Accountant

Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Accountancy & Tax
Contact Name: Lauren Allison
Contact Email: Lauren.Allison@ojassociates.com

Financial Accountant

My client is looking for an ACA qualified individual to join their Group Finance Team as a Financial Accountant. This role focuses specifically on the largest trading division, and is a diverse role with excellent future progression opportunities

Duties to include but not restricted to:

Management Accounts

  • Preparation of monthly divisional P&L, balance sheet and cashflow statements including posting of journals into Sage 200 financial system
  • Assist in the preparation of the Group monthly accounts pack, which is circulated to the Board
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet and intercompany recharge accounts
  • Provide support in the management of the Finance team

External Reporting

  • Assistance in drafting statutory accounts and liaison with auditors
  • Quarterly VAT reporting
  • Assisting with corporation tax reporting and compliance

Acquisitions

  • Involvement in acquisition financial due diligence
  • Preparation of initial and ongoing accounting entries for acquisitions e.g. intangible asset valuation, deferred consideration calculation

Budgeting and monitoring

  • Cost reporting to monitor and investigate divisional performance against budget Monitor performance of acquisitions

Skills and qualities you'll need to demonstrate

  • Newly qualified - ACA
  • Strong technical knowledge - preferably including acquisition accounting
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills - especially Excel
  • Thorough approach and high attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to present financial information clearly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong time management and organisational skills

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