Financial Accountant

Location
England, Hertfordshire, Welwyn Garden City
Salary
£275 - £350 per day
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Ref
REFF:DB102
Job Title
Accountant
Category
Accountancy
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
My FTSE client of choice is seeking a 12 Month Maternity Cover to join as a Financial Accountant. The role offers full accountability of the month end process and senior stakeholder engagement. Below is a breakdown of the duties -

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Run the financial processes including month end, balance sheet, P&L and cash inputs for supply chain areas
    • Processing the month end in a timely and accurate manner
    • Understanding and reconciling the related balance sheet accounts
  • Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards
  • Own the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement
  • Work with the business to ensure the accounts are an appropriate reflection of the activities and that accruals and prepayments are fully supported
  • Communicate clearly to other areas of finance and the business
  • Deliver process improvement to standardise processes across the brands and the various areas
  • Identify risks and opportunities and mitigate where required
  • Creatively drive value through identification of accounting and business opportunities
  • Budgeting and Forecasting - support these key processes as required in particular through provision of actual costs and balances with insights into key drivers and movements
  • Accounting advice - advise on the financial accounting implications of new revenue streams and transactions, seeking guidance where necessary and ensuring optimal treatments are implemented
  • Work closely with the shared service centres and other financial control teams to ensure the operations are efficient and financial results well controlled
  • Drive performance- continually identify opportunities to drive business profit and team efficiency

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