Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Workforce Staffing Ltd
£35k - £37k pa + NEGOTIABLE
13 Apr 2018
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Workforce Staffing Ltd is a recruitment group based south of Birmingham.

We are looking for an Accountant to cover Maternity Leave commencing June 2018 for an initial period of 9-12 months.

The hours for this role are:

Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:30

Friday 08:30 to 17:00

This is a full-time position and the role is primarily technical, suiting either a newly qualified, or recently qualified, accountant.

Strong Excel skills are essential.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for 3 companies. Posting month end journals, prepayments, accruals, balance sheet reconciliations, payroll journals, margin analysis, intercompany accounts. Pull together into P&L and B/S format for review with Financial Director
  • Review of accounts and investigation of variances with Financial Director - production of monthly Management Report
  • Oversee completion of monthly factoring reconciliations, review and online submission by the deadline
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts and liaison with the Auditors
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of annual Group Consolidation
  • Weekly and monthly sales/margin reporting
  • Development of existing monthly financial reporting pack
  • Preparation of annual financial budgets and quarterly flexed sales budgets
  • Support the business with ad-hoc finance enquiries and reporting requests

Additional responsibilities to be added for a full-time candidate (the current Accountant is currently part-time)

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant with up to 2 years PQE and with experience of group consolidations
  • Management Accounting experience
  • Highly refined analytical skills to quickly review and analyse business processes

Good IT skills and experience of financial models - Excel skills are crucial to this role (pivot tables/vlookups/if statements)

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