Financial Accountant (6 month maternity cover)

Location
London, England
Salary
Up to £45000 per annum
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Ref
21516
Contact
Michael Ruggiero
Job function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
This very well-known and established travel company is seeking an experienced financial accountant to join their busy finance team for an initial maternity cover period. This is an amazing opportunity to join a fantastic company at a very exciting time. You, as Financial Accountant, would report to the highly skilled Finance Director and work alongside the Management Accountant, Accounts Payable Assistant, Accounts Receivable Assistant and Treasury Assistant.

As the company's only Financial Accountant, the overall purpose of your job is to ensure robust financial control is maintained within the group structure, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the financial statements.

Job Duties:
*Review and update the statutory accounts model once Management Account are complete for all for all companies
*Reconcile monthly balance sheet on all companies
*Reconcile monthly control account on all companies
*Manage 1 x AP Assistant & 1 x Treasury Assistant, doing their appraisals and catch ups
*Cover for 1 x AP Assistant & 1 x Treasury Assistant if they are sick/on leave
*Authorise purchase invoices for all companies (volume 700 invoices per month), bank payments and BACS runs
*Deal with Audit queries
*Support Management Accountant and FD when required
*Prepare and post payroll journals and reconciliation
*Complete Monthly Revenue and Cost of Sales journals for our Tour Ops business
*Create and communicate Monthly Cost journals for subsidiary businesses
*Produce quarterly VAT returns
*Update and maintain the Fixed Assets
*Set up new company credit cards / cancel company credit cards no longer required
*Set up and train on Concur Expenses system
*Complete final authorisation on Concur expenses
*Chase outstanding credit card transactions on Concur
*Pension uploads and reconciliations for three group companies
*Deal with pension queries when Head of HR is unable to

Experience Required:
*Incredibly organised and analytical
*Proven finance management and accountancy experience, ideally within the travel industry
*An excellent team player
*A great communicator
*Able to work independently with a level of autonomy
*Naturally enthusiastic and committed
*Knowledgeable and aware of the business & products
*Interested in your own self-development
*A strategic thinker
*Able to adapt and work flexibly
*A natural influencer and negotiator

The Package:
The successful candidate can expect a very competitive salary package in the region of £45,000 depending on experience.

This is a 6 month maternity cover position, with a view to extending depending on business requirements.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience please submit your CV online by responding to this advert.

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