Accountant (AAT) - 6 month contract

Location
Kent, Kings Hill
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Mar 2021
Closes
30 Mar 2021
Ref
HC/ACC/G1
Contact
Hannah Collis
Job Level
Administrator
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Accountant (AAT)

Near Kings Hill, Kent
Monday - Friday 39.5 hours per week
6-month fixed term contract (could be extended)
Reports to Head of Finance

We are working with a leading specialist financial services provider with offices globally.
With a broad portfolio of solutions to suit a diverse client base including SME's, Corporates, the investment & fund management sector and private individuals, our client prides itself on helping clients manage currency risk and providing exceptional service when it comes to foreign currency & international payments.

This company is seeking an experienced Accountant with experience in the financial services or retail banking sector to join them initially on a 6-month fixed term contract.

Due to the current pandemic this will initially be home based, but they would be looking for this to be office based when the staff return to their normal working practices.

The client is seeking an ambitious and focused individual who wishes to join an exciting journey with their employer and benefit personally from the future growth of this business.

Duties:

*Account reviews for the onboarding of new clients
*Monthly management accounts for various entities
*Monthly fixed asset register
*Month end journals, including depreciation, accruals, and prepayments
*Monthly bank downloads and preparation of reconciliations
*Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
*Expense analysis and commission analysis
*Currency card and credit card analysis
*VAT returns
*Statutory accounts
*Support the implementation of the new accounts package
*Liaise with auditors for annual monitoring, including overseeing audit preparation and completing tasks as required
*Work effectively within a team to maximise potential and deliver results
*Oversee work completed by junior members of the team
*Respond to ad hoc query reviews in a timely and professional manner
*Complete other duties relevant to the role as requested by the Head of Finance

Requirements:

*AAT qualification required
*3+ years' proven experience in an accounts advisory role, preferably either for a financial services company or retail bank
*Multi-currency exposure
*Demonstrate strong analytical skills, alongside advanced problem-solving
*Be able to build trusting and collaborative relationships across the Business and with external suppliers
*Confident to work on their own with limited guidance due to current home-working situation
*Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate at all levels
*Demonstrate strong IT skills, including Internet and email, computers, word processing, and spreadsheets
*Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills
*Demonstrate strong time management with the ability to work across multiple projects effectively

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