Our client is seeking an ambitious UK Accountant who will move through the business over the next few years with succession planning in mind and a view to taking ownership of the UK operation. This role comes with a salary of circa GBP45,000 plus pension and other benefits. Personal and career development are at the heart of our clients core values so this could be an excellent first move from practice into industry or step up to the next level.
Confidence and excellent communication skills are required as you will regularly engage with Group, Controlling and the wider Finance Community. The team you are joining support the business in the areas of group reporting, governance & controls, technical expertise, audit management, special projects and key stakeholder relationships.
The key deliverables of this role are:
- General accounting: Key participant in month, quarter and year end closings including posting journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and entering data for consolidated financial statements
- Responsible for the preparation of journals for month end and reports
- Depreciation, salaries, prepayments, accruals, etc.
- Responsible for preparation of profit and loss analysis, variances against previous year and budget, balance sheet reconciliation, and preparation of management accounts file
The ideal candidate will have a practice background with experience in external audit being of particular interest. Suitable candidates for this role will be ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent.