Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jack Roper

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Financial Accountant - 6 Months FTC - up to £45,000

We are proud to be working with a well established retail business, based in Leicester. They are looking for a focused and results driven accountant to support their annual audit preparation and group financial reporting. This would suit someone with around 2 years PQE with a background in external audits, either in practice or industry. There is potential for this role to become permanent at the end of the contract for the right candidate.

Role & Responsibilities:

Supporting the business through their annual audit
Group financial reporting
Taking ownership for fixed asset reporting (and other deliverables as required) during the audit
Preparing some smaller sets of statutory accounts
Preparing reconciliations (statutory and also monthly balance sheet)

Required Skills & Experience:
  • 2 years' PQE in external audit (in either practice or industry)
  • Experience of preparing reconciliations (statutory and also monthly balance sheet)
  • Experience of capital accounting would be beneficial
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive individual who can work independently and multitask effectively
  • Good communication skills and able to deal with individuals across the organisation at all levels
  • "Can do" attitude and prepared to muck in to support the wider organisation