Financial Accountant (58)

Bristol

JOB DESCRIPTION

Accountable to the Financial controller and responsible for a team of up to 4 members.

Key Working relationships - Finance colleagues, Client Service Managers along with suppliers, customers and HMRC

You will be responsible for overseeing the Accounts Payable and Receivable team based in the UK.

Key Tasks

Month End

  • Providing Month End close in relevant areas; provide necessary reporting and analysis of the General Ledger
  • Performing bank reconciliations – Corporate Accounts
  • Review of sales ledger to nominal ledger reconciliation performed by Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Review of cost recharges account on regular basis to ensure costs recharged to clients in a timely manner
  • Posting period end journals
  • Allocating costs across different cost centres & products based on external & internal reporting
  • Analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for areas of responsibility
  • Management & Reconciliation of company’s prepayments
  • Reconciliation of allocated balance sheet accounts across PPS EU and PPS UK

 

Purchase Ledger:

  • Management, training, and development of the purchase ledger clerk
  • Purchase orders follow up
  • Ensuring all suppliers invoices are encoded correctly and posted
  • Reviewing the payments
  • Creditor’s reconciliation

 

Sales Ledger

  • Ensure the monthly invoice process is completed on a timely basis and all manual
  • Ensure the cost are recharged and relevant balance sheet account is reconciled on a regular basis
  • Provide adhoc support on invoice processing when required
  • Support the Client Servicing Managers in query resolution

 

 

Essential Skills

  • Strong accounting and technical skills, including advance Excel.
  • Strong accounting system knowledge – preferably Oracle (SAXO)
  • Efficient and organised worker who can work under time pressure
  • Flexible and dynamic individual who can respond and reprioritise based on organisation demands
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment and initiative
  • Experience in Financial / Management Control (desirable)
  • Time management – ability to balance competing tasks and deliver on time to a high degree of accuracy
  • Be a supportive team member
  • A good written and verbal communicator

 

The company operates a flexible working arrangement with 2 days a week in the office (min).

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Contact us directly on 0117 427 0152 / 07976 749 or info@katejohnassociates.co.uk

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