Divisional Accountant

  1. Permanent
£40,000 - £445,000 per annum
ACL44

Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Marks Sattin are proud to be recruiting exclusively for a Hull based PLC who have created a new role for a qualified Accountant in one of their growing divisions.

Reporting into the Financial Reporting Controller, this role will take responsibility for a range of internal and external reporting.

Duties

Reporting

  • Compilation / review of all aspects of the monthly management accounts and group reporting packs for businesses Division (including additional half yearly and annual reporting packs)
  • Completion / review of all required reconciliations supporting the monthly management accounts, meeting agreed site deadlines, including;
    • P&L account - reconciliation of monthly to weekly reported figures
    • P&L account overheads
    • Balance sheet - reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and corrective actions agreed and implemented
    • Intercompany - agreement of all trading and non-trading intercompany balances with the relevant other parties, resolving any discrepancies

Tax compliance

  • Preparation / review of the monthly VAT and National Statistics returns
  • Preparation / review of data required by the company tax advisors to complete the annual corporation tax submission, plus provision of support in answering any resulting queries received

Purchases

  • Responsible for the review of purchase invoices received to ensure that spend is appropriately recorded, analysed and approved
  • Responsibility for new supplier process, ensuring that appropriate due diligence has been completed prior to a supplier being set up on the system

Treasury

  • Primary point of contact for all banking matters raised by internal and external partners
  • First review and authorisation of all supplier payment runs and non purchase ledger payments
  • Administration of all payments in the banking system, ensuring that second approval is obtained, and all payments are submitted within system deadlines
  • First review of all requests to set up new direct debits or standing orders, plus administration of any required changes to ongoing mandates
  • Completion of monthly Group cash forecasting submission

Capital Expenditure

  • Work closely with management to produce capital spend approval requests for sign off by Directors
  • Full maintenance of the fixed assets registers
  • Maintain a robust system for tracking spend against ongoing capital projects, challenging variances to original plans where noted
  • Compilation of monthly capital expenditure forecasts

Other

  • Point of contact for auditors
  • Point of contact for Group Finance queries
  • Supporting the compilation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasting process
  • Regular review of the site vehicle register and all other motor fleet administration tasks
  • Develop, coach and mentor wider team

Requirements for the role

  • A Fully qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA/ACMA or equivalent
  • Strong technical finance skills with proven experience working in a large finance function
  • Confident, inquisitive and tenacious
  • IT literate with advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ideally experience working for a large business
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