Finance Accounts

Financial Accountant

posted 30th January 2020
  • United Kingdom
  • £40,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
  • Wickford
  • Permanent


  • £40,000 - £50,000 Per Annum


Monthly Financials

  • Preparing & posting all monthly journals to final TB stage
  • Monthly TB review pre and post month end close.
  • Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations and review with Financial Controller
  • Quarterly Balance Sheet flux analysis
  • Fixed Asset register management including depreciation and capital allowances calculations.
  • Monthly accrual and prepayment accounting
  • Monthly intercompany balances reconciliation
  • VAT accounting (UK and ROI) All other accounting matters affecting the general ledger

Project Accounting

  • Monthly calculation and evaluation of project unbilled receivables and contract liabilities with Group FC.
  • Monthly reconciliation of revenues recognized from projects 
  •   Quarterly NRV assessment for contract and WIP inventory


  • Monthly production of P&L and B/S from TB in Ms Excel
  • Monthly overhead cost update and analysis
  • Ensure all Key Financial Reports are reviewed, signed and filed correctly.
  • National Statistics Office submissions
  • Pensions management oversight Other reporting tasks as required from time to time

Skills required

  • SAGE 1000 ERP super user, HFM super user
  • Excel spreadsheet skills to advanced level (data extraction, vlookups, pivot table)
  • Good understanding and application of UK GAAP and US GAAP 
  • Understanding of accounting consolidation rules and experience of multi-currency consolidations.

Qualities Required For Role

  • Quality of work and attention to detail
  • Organised, Maintain a well organised desk with up to date official documents
  • Efficiently work with in a team to achieve goals
  • Initiative - Work to meet objectives and solve problems with in deadlines
  • Composure to remain focused on task
  • Continuous development of own skills and competencies 
  • Communication – Ability to express opinions appropriately and maintain a listening ear

Desired Experience and Education

  • Accountancy qualification or studier (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Degree in Finance and Accounting an advantage
  • Minimum 4 years in a similar role

Job reference: JDFAL

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