Contract Account required to join a technology company for an initial 5 month period. The role holder will assist in the accurate and timely production of monthly management accounts for the group companies. This includes assisting in the maintenance of the general ledger, posting and reconciling of accounting entries and completion of month end procedures in accordance with group procedures.
Responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts for certain group companies, including production of trial balance, general ledger maintenance and supporting schedules and VAT return.
Work as part of a team to ensure that all accounting processes per the month end procedure are competently performed so that monthly management accounts are prepared accurately on a timely basis for all group companies.
Review and analyse the management accounts to confirm the general ledger balances are as per expectations.
Process of purchase invoices expenses to include; coding, matching against purchase orders, obtaining of relevant approvals and authorisations for payment.
Supplier statement reconciliations and resolution of supplier queries.
Preparation of group bank reconciliations.
Preparation, posting and reconciliation of accruals, prepayments and accrued interest.
Maintenance of fixed asset register.
Update and reconciliation of all intercompany accounts following the posting of any transactions.
Liaise and resolve queries from internal and external stakeholders.
Ad hoc duties as and when required to do so.
Skills & Experience:
Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role in a finance department and good accounting background.
At least part qualified in a relevant accounting qualification is desirable but not essential.
Experience of accounting software packages, preferably QuickBooks and/or Sage.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, in particular Excel.
Hours & Benefits:
Core business hours, and competitive salary.