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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant (Contract)

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: Competitive

Our client is the leading in their industry and are currently seeking a Financial Accountant to join the team on a long-term contract basis with the potential to be kept on. The successful candidate would be providing accounting support, to plan and manage the external audit and to support the production of their consolidated financial statements.

Key responsibilities:

  • To coordinate the client’s interim audit and year-end processes, liaising with external auditors, budget holders and other Finance and Business Services staff to ensure effective audits are carried out
  • To oversee the preparation of financial statements
  • To oversee the provision of financial and management accounting services to other linked companies
  • To support the Senior Financial Accountant to prepare accurate and timely financial statements
  • To contribute to the maintenance of the general ledger system
  • To liaise with the external auditors on a wide range of audit matters
  • Supporting projects as appropriate
  • Provision and review of data and information required for statutory and regulatory reporting
  • To provide cover for team members to ensure service levels can be maintained

Skills and experience:

  • Extensive accounting experience and qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant
  • Track record of financial administration and experience of a similar role in a complex organisation
  • Excellent understanding with accounting IT packages and systems
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Intermediate to advanced level Excel experience
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Experience of systems development
  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding financial accountancy processes

Key Words: Financial Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Finance, Accountancy

FS1 Recruitment is a UK-based recruitment agency providing solutions within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions

Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Retailing, Food & Drink and Health & Beauty sectors for both Client and Agency side throughout the UK


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