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Position Accountant
Reports to: Head of Finance
Contract: FTC for 12 months
Location: Oldham


The role is a mixture of management and project accounting in a newly restructured finance team. Working closely with the Head of Finance, you will play an integral part in completing the management accounts, quarterly and statutory reporting as well as project accounting and overheads control.

Role Responsibilities

  • Production of the monthly management accounts and management reports
  • Production of the monthly project analysis in line with the accounting table
  • Generating analysis of monthly productivity information – ensuring all hours accounting entries are processed and queries resolved in line with the accounting timetable
  • Fixed Assets and Special Revenue maintenance and control
  • Agreeing IC balances and transactions each quarter as part of the ESL quarterly reporting
  • Analysing and reporting stock levels by program
  • Production and submission of the company VAT return
  • National Statistics information
  • Communication with Parent Company / Corporate level – HR reports, OCD, CapEx, Cash balance and other ad hoc reports when requested
  • Manage regular Overhead spend analysis, ensuring all accruals and payments are processed in line with the accounting calendar
  • ERP trial balance control, ensuring regular system closures; including schedule month and process in ERP
  • Regular evaluation of overseas currency closing balance
  • Generate and provide accounting information, supporting the auditors with required evidence
  • General ledger reconciliations in line with accounting table, including overseeing the all balance sheet account are reconciled, reviewed and authorised on regular basis
  • Act as the POC to company’s bank account for daily needs, including foreign currency, corporate purchasing card, electronic banking, etc.
  • Undertake other occasional activities, not specified above, requested by Head of Finance

Qualifications & Experience

  • Accounting qualification – part/fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Advanced MS Office, mainly Excel (by experience – no qualification is required) including Pivot tables, V-lookup and Power Query

Personal Attributes

  • Possesses self-motivational drive and commitment
  • Analytical with methodical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication – cross functional team working skills