Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stone, Staffordshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Reference: J902199_1566396386
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2019 15:06

Job Description

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for an Accountant to work for a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company in Staffordshire.

We are looking for an Accountant to work in a small but efficient finance team, reporting to the Financial Controller. The role will primarily support the FC, but will also provide support and cover for the other team members, as well as a level of regular interaction with some of the operational elements of the business, understanding and processing project transactions (time and 3rd party costs) and discussing project cost forecasts and the financial implications of those forecasts.

To be considered for this role you will need experience in the below areas:

* Financial and management accounting
o Journal preparation and posting
o Balance sheet reconciliations
o Processing payment runs
o Management reporting
o Capex analysis and reporting
o All levels of ledger transactions, including credit control
* Cash flow forecasting
* Projects/Long Term Contract accounting
* VAT returns

Essential Requirements:

* Experience of accounting in a projects or professional service environment, involving time and expenses
* Preparation of accounts from trial balance
* Experience of preparing regular MI reports
* Part Qualified or Qualified By Experience
* Strong Excel ability (minimum to be completely comfortable with VLOOKUPS, SUMIFS and Pivot Tables)

Desirable Skills:

* Experience of accounting in a projects or professional service environment, involving time and expenses.
* Experience of working with project cost forecasts and interaction with operations personnel
* Group/Consolidation reporting
* Supervisory experience of other accounts personnel

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

* Numerate
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to influence decisions
* Confident dealing with 3rd parties
* Strong attention to detail

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