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Fully Qualified Financial Accountant

  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Location: Marlow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1040683
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, a fast growing company, is looking for a FULLY qualified Financial Accountant to join them on a 12 month contract.

The primary purpose of the job is to support the Finance and Operations Director in providing high quality financial management, and ensure the team objectives are achieved, including month-end and on-going management reporting and accounts, maintenance of bank, payroll and ledger disciplines, and maintaining scalable operational systems and internal procedures & policies.

Duties include

Financial Accounting:

* Managing the authorisation process and posting of purchase and sales invoices
* Daily online bank account management and reconciliation disciplines
* Preparing monthly accounts
* Balance sheet reconciliations including Fixed Asset and Inter-company controls
* Year-end management and statutory accounts, liaising with external advisors
* Quarterly VAT returns and half-yearly FCA compliance
* Providing analysis reports to management from the operational system
* Assisting with preparation of budgets and forecasts
* Manage project costs versus budget reporting and assist with project milestone reporting to 3rd parties

Staff and overhead control:

* Efficient liaison with outside payroll provider and processing of payments
* Maintenance of personnel files, and preparation of P11Ds and salary sacrifice records
* Management of employee expense claims process
* Assistance with property services and office equipment contracts


* High numeracy and analytical skills including advanced use of Excel spreadsheet applications
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
* Team management skills with ability to develop and motivate staff
* Effective planning and organisational skills
* Leads by example
* Commercially focused
* Experience of interfacing operational and accounting systems
* Full clean UK driving licence
* Recognised accounting qualification (e.g. CIMA/ACA)
* Able to work as part of a team
* Meticulously organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and achieve tight deadlines.
* Demonstrates integrity and honesty at all times
* Willingness and ability to take on a supervisory role in managing a growing team

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).