Financial Accountant

Qualified Financial Accountant KEY RESULTS/ACCOUNTABILITIES Financial Accounting and ReportingSupporting the Financial Controller in the production of the statutory accounts Responsible for day to day Finance and Accounts operations Responsible for the production of a timely and accurate weekly cashflow forecast Authorisation of weekly payment runs, liaising with AP to resolve queries and ensuring the prompt payment of vendors, in line with cashflow forecast. Supporting the Shared Services Centre with Accounts Payable/Accounts receivable Additional adhoc analysis/schedules/reports as requested Develop and maintain an appropriate level of knowledge within the assigned areas HMRCCorresponding with HMRC on matters such as VAT,CCG and SIVA Supporting the Financial Controller in the completion of the quarterly VAT return, Intrastat and EC Sales Develop and maintain an appropriate level of knowledge within the assigned areas Stock TakingTo assist with all stocktaking activity which may require some travel and working away AuditLiaising directly with the auditors for the Group and Statutory Accounts audit, producing relevant supporting documentation Coordinate and work to improve the financial processes under his/her responsibility within the finance team and other relevant departments (robustness, simplification, and harmonization). Contribute in an active way to the improvement of the finance processes. Forecasting Supporting the production of the Budget, LE1 and LE2. FactoringSale of customer invoices and the corresponding reconciliation and journals Customer Credit LimitsMaintenance of the Customer Credit Limits schedule, monitoring with credit insurance ad rating agencies IFRS16Updating the lease register and completing the monthly journal, ensuring that any new lease transactions are compliant with standard KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS INTERNAL Regular, close contact with: Financial Controller company GM and company leadership team members Financial Business Partner Head of Finance and IT HQ team - in terms of processes and information flows to the business Commercial Support Manager Supply and customer services team EXTERNAL Regular, close contact with: Auditors, Advisors/consultants, Wholesalers, 3rd party business partners SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIAL Qualified or finalist ACA/ACCA/CIMA Financial Accountant Accounts reconciliation Stakeholder management/ Team player Good commercial understanding Demonstrated communication and Presentation skills Ability to work independently on multiple tasks Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines Proficient in use of technology, SAP (or any other ERP System), MS Office, Strong Excel skills DESIRABLE Experience of working with the Big 4 Audit Companies Experience of working in a Private Equity environment Experience of working in a Pan European centrally controlled group Vat preparation Statutory accounts preparation using Caseware If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Lorraine Phair via email (url removed) Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website - (url removed) or alternatively find us on social media under 'pursuitgroup'. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

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