Financial Accountant

Kent, Medway / Kent, Maidstone
29 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
JN -042021-2568079
Ewan Quinn
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified
  • Ensures all accounting information and related records are kept in an effective and organised manner and in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews and appraises all areas of responsibility and brings forward recommendations for improvement.

Client Details

A well established and successful organisation looking for a Financial Accountant with some Management Accounting ability as well.


  • Ensure monthly Consolidated Management Accounts are submitted on time and accurately in line with group deadlines
  • Assist with monthly and annual forecast reporting ensuring they are submitted accurately and in line with group deadlines
  • Prepare Sales reporting and analysis accurately and in line with weekly group deadlines
  • Prepare monthly financial statements against forecast, providing commentary for budget holders review with CFO and CEO
  • Investigate, resolve and provide commentary on variances on Management Accounts and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee Capex in line with Group authority matrix
  • Responsibility for Inter-company accounting processes and monthly reconciliations
  • Liase with group team on Debtors / Creditors ensuring all ledgers are maintained in a timely fashion with all reconciliations / reporting completed monthly in a timely manner
  • Ownership of Group stock reporting ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Develop financial policies and procedures for the company and monitor compliance
  • Process monthly and quarterly HMRC returns timely and accurately
  • Preparation of draft statutory accounts for the Group in accordance with IFRS
  • Preparation of draft statutory accounts for subsidiaries in compliance with FRS102
  • Preparation and review of Group Corporation Tax
  • Provision of information to auditors as required
  • Manage accounting for leases under IFRS16
  • Ownership of entity accounts for new entities including integration into Group processes to deadline
  • Undertake other ad hoc tasks and financial project work in relation to acquisitions
  • Assist with process improvements including system upgrades, company integration's and changes in legislation ensuring compliance with existing accounting standards
  • Cover for Group Financial Controller including cash-flow management


  • Advanced Excel (particularly in use of pivot tables).
  • Minimum Part qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Experience working in multi-company/multi-currency environments.
  • Experience and good working knowledge of consolidation and business combinations.

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

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