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Accountant

  • Location:

    Pencoed

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounts

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30,000

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +442920797920

  • Job ref:

    PEM409

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-31

Accountant

Hybrid Working – Pencoed/ Home

Salary - £30k pro rata

Fixed Term Contract – 3 to 6 months

 PEM409

Our client is looking for an Accountant on a FTC to join their team for 3 – 6 months initially.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary £30,000 per annum

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Flexible modern working practices such as TOIL and working from home

  • 6 late starts or early finishes per annum (worth 2 hours each, in line with hours worked)

 

Essential Skills

·         Relevant UK professional accounting qualification or qualified through extensive experience.

·         Experience of preparing final accounts

·         Experience of improving and developing financial information systems, controls and procedures.

·         Experienced in computerised accounts package - SAGE 50 is highly desirable.

·         Understanding of finance regulations and legislation

·         A good awareness of corporate compliance and issues that frequently arise.

·         Ability to analyse information and identify key trends

·         Commercial awareness with an aptitude to support entrepreneurial activity,

·         Excellent skills to at least intermediate levels in Microsoft Excel and accounts software skills are essential.

·         Excellent skills in other Microsoft Office packages, i.e. Outlook, Word, using the internet. 

 

Responsibilities

·         Support the Finance Manager with producing year-end financial accounts and liaising with the Company’s Accountants in completing the annual audit.

·         Review financial performance of business contracts and projects, providing trend analysis and variance reports.

·         Prepare month end journals and key balance sheet reconciliations.

·         Assist in recognising and recommending to the line manager suitable improvements to department process and procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the department is maintained. 

·         Assist in the review and writing of new and existing procedures.

·         Ensure all systems are maintained in an accurate and timely manner at all times.

·         Undertake other reasonable tasks as and when requested by management.