Accountant

Recruiter
Grafton Banks
Location
Redhill
Salary
£25k - 28k per year + excellent benefits
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Our client based in Redhill is a market leader within their field and has a well established finance team who currently require a part qualified Assistant Accountant to join them on a permanent basis as a result of continued growth within the department. As a part qualified accountant the successful candidate will be studying towards a recognised qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA). Reporting to the Head of Finance the role requires someone with experience of assisting with the production of monthly management accounts, analysis of financial results and cash flow forecasting and monitoring. You will support towards the production of monthly reporting and assisting with the preparation of quarterly forecasts and cashflow projection. This vacancy reports directly in to the Project Manager supporting with the overall project accounting process from start to finish helping to improve the measurement of project profitability. Primary responsibilities: Invoicing - Generates, audits and distributes draft invoices and/or credit memos to Project Management for review based on understanding of contract. Obtains appropriate approval and distributes accordingly. Researches and resolves basic to moderately complex invoice matters. Generates tax calculations to ensure accurate billing. Monitors cash collections by actively communicating aging risk to project management to determine necessary collection actions. May communicate with clients regarding past due invoices. Financial Analysis - Researches and responds to project related questions as requested. Provides basic analysis and recommendations. Financial Reporting - Reviews revenue recognition on project income statement for accuracy and identifies deviations from budget compared to forecast. Budgeting & Forecasting - May prepare and analyze project budget & forecast. Updates business systems with project budget and current project forecasted costs. Projects - Structures and opens projects in accounting systems. May administer project cash disbursements for assigned projects. Communicates project financial information to management for assigned projects. Identifies and communicates material variances. Complexity and volume is limited to transaction level details and basic projects of standard and non-standard contract terms. Compliance – May assist with audit requests by providing supporting documentation. May interact directly with auditors as necessary. Primary Internal Clients - Primary internal clients are project managers, project controls, finance managers and/or finance supervisors. Management Responsibilities - As a necessary aspect of the management, personnel or pay administration functions, this position has access to confidential personnel records and pay information not otherwise available. This position is responsible for protecting and maintaining the privacy of such records and information. Requirements Part qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACCA Intermedite use of Excel Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Strong technical competency including intermediate Excel The role is offering a very competitive salary along with excellent benefits and study support. This positon would ideally suit someone looking for further practical experience alongside their studies and the opportunity to progress within the business. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75299862

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