ACCOUNTANT - UP TO £42.5K + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
This is an excellent opportunity for a fully qualified Accountant looking to develop their career in Accountancy. Working for a well established company in Lincoln. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller.
Manage the month end and balance sheet process. Ensure the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are reconciled.
Ensure the accuracy of management accounting information prior to review by the Group Financial Controller.
Ensure strict reporting deadlines are adhered to
Monthly consolidation of two operating units
Assure timely submissions of monthly reports and associated commentaries.
Act as the main finance lead within the accounts team on a day-to-day basis.
Review and document business and accounting processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls, ensuring group policies are adhered to.
Monitor and mentor the finance team.
Production of Budgets and Forecasts; assist with annual budget and forecasting.
Inventory; Review stock provisions. Review stock reports and be the finance lead during the physical stock counts.
Asset Management; ensure annual physical verification of fixed assets and identify and record possible impairments. Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset balances.
Provide absence cover for the Management Accountants
Completion of quarterly VAT return.
Liaison with internal and external auditors
Carry out ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Group Financial Controller.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA /ACA). At least five years’ experience working within an accounts department, with at least two years’ in a similar role.
Skills & Knowledge
Experience in a similar role essential.
Technically astute individual who is keen to learn in a high responsibility role.
Comfortable working to demanding deadlines, with changing priorities.
High level of accuracy.
Ability to lead and develop a small team.
Ability to work independently with a take control attitude.
Experience in developing and improving processes and controls.
Advanced IT literacy with Microsoft products, including Office