Reporting Accountant

Rutherford Briant
Chelmsford
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

We are currently recruiting a confident qualified / part qualified Reporting Accountant to join a prestigious global, growing Company who value work/life balance and embrace a great working culture. As the ideal candidate you will be self-motivated, forward thinking and demonstrate the ability to work proactively. You will have the enthusiasm to make a difference and the ambition to succeed in your career!

The Reporting Accountant will report to the Group Management Accountant and form part of the Finance team. As part of this team, you will be supporting the smooth running of the financial reporting of the business with a particular emphasis on statutory accounting / audit with some ad hoc management accounting tasks. The position will require liaising with external and internal stakeholders.

Hybrid working - 3 days at home, 2 days in office.

Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the key contact for auditors for several Group companies.
  • Investigate and resolve audit queries.
  • Production of annual statutory accounts. Excel model and Word
  • Reconciliation of statutory accounts to trial balance
  • Prepare and produce tax packs.
  • Support of Group level accounting
  • Month end close support to include Accrual / prepayments and BS recs
  • Work with the Finance team to continually improve processes and business performance.
  • Go to person for audit and statutory account and tax queries.
  • Support changes in the role necessary to take the department and business forward; and
  • Work to achieve personal objectives set at appraisal and/or those set monthly or quarterly.

We are currently recruiting a confident qualified / part qualified Reporting Accountant to join a prestigious global, growing Company who value work/life balance and embrace a great working culture. As the ideal candidate you will be self-motivated, forward thinking and demonstrate the ability to work proactively. You will have the enthusiasm to make a difference and the ambition to succeed in your career!

The Reporting Accountant will report to the Group Management Accountant and form part of the Finance team. As part of this team, you will be supporting the smooth running of the financial reporting of the business with a particular emphasis on statutory accounting / audit with some ad hoc management accounting tasks. The position will require liaising with external and internal stakeholders.

Hybrid working - 3 days at home, 2 days in office.

Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the key contact for auditors for several Group companies.
  • Investigate and resolve audit queries.
  • Production of annual statutory accounts. Excel model and Word
  • Reconciliation of statutory accounts to trial balance
  • Prepare and produce tax packs.
  • Support of Group level accounting
  • Month end close support to include Accrual / prepayments and BS recs
Continuous Improvement
  • Work with the Finance team to continually improve processes and business performance.
  • Go to person for audit and statutory account and tax queries.
  • Support changes in the role necessary to take the department and business forward; and
  • Work to achieve personal objectives set at appraisal and/or those set monthly or quarterly.
Key Performance Indicators
  • Achieving individual goals and objectives
  • Timely and accurate Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with auditors and other external parties.
Desirable Attributes
  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA finalist or qualified
  • Advanced Excel
  • Multi-currency experience
  • Experience in a multi-entity environment.
  • Experience of Statutory accounts
  • Advanced Word experience
  • Previous experience of systems implementation
  • An in-depth knowledge of Systems / SQL database
Details.
  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
  • Permanent
What’s on offer?
  • A competitive salary
  • Free parking
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Open plan office with good facilities
  • Benefits package
  • Adhoc treats.

Rutherford Briant is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusion. We seek individuals from the widest talent pool and encourage underrepresented talent to apply to vacancies with us. We are committed to recruitment processes that are fair for all, regardless of background and personal characteristics.
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