Our client is a successful group business based on the outskirts of Carlisle. They have created a new role within their finance team for a qualified Financial Accountant to join them on a part time basis. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Financial Accountant role will incorporate and develop statutory accounting processes to enable detailed financial reporting. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking business that regularly acquires organisations within the group.
Your new role As Financial Accountant, you will work in a varied role within Head Office, taking responsibility for:
Undertaking a review of the monthly accounts, highlighting anomalies or areas of concern
In conjunction with the Group Financial Analyst, provide additional reporting to support any accounting concerns
To prepare monthly reporting schedules for Board Pack
Perform monthly balance sheet reviews on all divisions
Preparation and development of the year end packs
To assist Head of Finance with the consolidation and provide required information for the Statutory accounts
To maintain the accounts & cash flows for pension schemes, to become first point of contact in relation to administration requests and provide information to external auditors on annual basis
To assist the Head of Finance with the Internal/External Audit process and requests
Responsibility for Working Capital Management, Cash Investments and Treasury function
To undertake any additional tax enquiries and respond in timely manner to HMRC queries
To provide detailed tax schedules to our 3rd party Tax advisors
To oversee and reconcile quarterly share dealing days
Completion of share returns
Completion of P11d’s
To work alongside Head of Finance with the annual budgeting process – including preparation of first draft budgets for the group businesses
To review and question first draft budgets for all businesses and prepare Board summaries
Credit Referencing activities
To complete NSO returns in a timely manner
To prepare/collate information in respect of legal reporting requirements e.g. payment practice reporting
Facilitate and maintain payment/banking software
Prepare documentation for Insurance renewal packs and quarterly recharging to the businesses
What you'll need to succeed You will be an accomplished qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA), with a sound working knowledge of accounting processes and statutory accounts. An excellent communicator, you will have the ability to develop and maintain key relationships across the group business, with the ability to plan and prioritise your workload effectively to ensure deadlines are met. With an eye for detail and accuracy, you will have an advanced working knowledge of Excel and Sage 200 would also be beneficial. Occasional travel to other UK sites will be required.
What you'll get in return This is a part time permanent position 22-30 hours per week, flexible over the business hours. Hybrid working also available. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a continuously successful business with a collaborative and friendly team.
Salary offered will be dependent on experience and qualification
4% matched pension contribution.
Employee share schemes.
Annual Dividend Bonus
31 days holiday pro rata inclusive of Bank Holidays.