Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 34 days hols + final salary pension
Reference: 10069/001_1496744384
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2017 11:19

Job Description

A market leading company with a £50m t/o based in Lancashire are looking to bring on board a Financial Accountant ASAP.

The purpose of the role:

To assist with the preparation and analysis of financial and statutory reporting and own financial information within the balance sheet, ensuring that all information is accurate and timely.

  • Complete all statutory reporting, including statutory accounts, VAT and other regulatory reporting
  • Ensure the information within the balance sheet and cash flow are accurate and ensure all controls are operating effectively to protect the integrity of financial information
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all amounts are allocated to the correct ledgers and all balance sheet values are appropriate
  • Own cash flow analysis and maintenance on a daily basis, ensuring accuracy of information
  • Work with the Financial Controller to identify areas for process improvement/ automation, and to implement solutions, working with the Systems and IT team as appropriate
  • Prepare the Statutory Accounts and coordinate the statutory audit, including interaction with the audit field team
  • Respond to ad hoc queries regarding statutory reporting and cash, including VAT, cash forecasting and statutory accounts
  • Contribute to preparation of month end management information as appropriate
  • Be responsible for the Sales & Purchase ledger functions

You will need to be:

  • A fully qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA or CIMA with relevant experience
  • Strong team player with an organised, methodical and proactive approach