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Assistant Financial Accountant

Location:
Greater London
Sector:
Finance & Accounts
Job Type:
Contract
Salary:
Market related
Reference:
075152

Role

Assistant Financial Accountant

Farnborough

Contract

Our client is continually evolving, with ambitions for growth that require our proactive Finance team to help meet and support these exciting challenges. This role will play a pivotal part in our success.  In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Timely and accurate reporting of monthly, quarterly and annual results to group headquarters, trial balance and balance sheet reconciliations 
  • Assisting with preparation of periodic VAT returns, tax claims and annual corporation tax schedules
  • Reconciling and confirming Intercompany balances. To ensure agreement with all other Group sites in line with Group Reporting and Intercompany Guidelines
  • Preparation of high quality Audit schedules for external auditors and senior management
  • Interface reconciliation from Contract Management System to the General Ledger (SAP)
  • Identify, investigate and correct accounting errors in the core accounting systems
  • Assisting with the preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Improving processes, procedures and controls to ensure accuracy and efficiency of Financial accounting function is optimised.
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Experience:

  • Strong academic background (preferably degree-level) 
  • Part qualified or keen to undertake an accounting qualification, e.g. ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous experience within an accounting role desirable 
  • Strong MS Excel skills 
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Previous SAP experience would be advantageous

At First Recruitment, we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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