Financial Accountant

Robert Half
Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£42000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
10 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Luke Adams
Contract type
Full time

Financial Accountant - Cambridge

Robert Half Cambridge are currently working with an award-winning biotechnology company who are recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join their finance team based in Cambridge.

Overview of role

Day to day duties of The Financial Accountant will include but not be limited to:

  • Maintain the financial ledger of a legal entity in compliance with Group Accounting Policy, local tax codes, government regulations and filing requirements.
  • Book ledger entries to reflect financial activities in compliance with above (may include some or all of: accruals, fixed assets, stock/inventory, accounts receivables, accounts payable, expenses, payroll, cash, tax)
  • Participate in monthly close activities including fixed asset accounting, local entity accounts, time recording, provision for bad debt
  • Lead the Bad debt provision and credit control processes.
  • Manage the fixed asset ledger
  • Preparation of VAT returns, EC sales and Intrastat reporting.
  • Supervise Transactional team and activities with a hands-on approach, ensuring accurate and timely AP/AR postings including invoice posting to AP and AR ledgers when required.
  • Assist in the management of local treasury activity including bank reconciliations and credit card postings, forecasting, deposit cheques, etc when required.
  • Participate in audit activity, ensure journal backup documentation is complete, organised, and easily accessible.
  • Ensuring absolute accuracy of GL accounting and all financial reports, timely account reconciliations
  • When required support GL journal postings and in other areas to ensure accurate ledgers
  • Maintain compliance with financial controls
  • Communicate potential risks and opportunities when identified
  • Support the development of new systems, processes and reports
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities as determined by the Finance Manager

The ideal candidate Profile:

  • Highly accurate and good attention to detail
  • Able to work well on own initiative and manage a team.
  • Hands on approach to various tasks and suggestions for process improvements.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office with very good/Intermediate level knowledge of Excel
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience would be desirable

Salary & Benefits

Role of Financial Accountant is paying up to 44k plus excellent benefits

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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