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Interim Financial Accountant

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Jasneel Sehmi
  • Contact Email: jass@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011322_1658914944

Cedar is currently working with an astounding education business based in Berkshire, looking for a well-rounded Accountant

This role is very much all about rolling up your sleeves and working across the spectrum, therefore the ideal candidate will have experience working in a small business.

This is a 6-month contract paying £55-60K with a potential to go permanent.

Responsibilities include:

  • Month end journal processing, prepayments, Accruals

  • First draft of management accounts

  • Carry out month-end and year-end reconciliations for all balance sheet and control accounts

  • Prepare and finalize year-end financial statement

  • Support the statutory audit process

  • Support, identify and drive process improvements across all areas of finance

  • First line of support for purchase ledger supervisor

Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA/CIMA/ACCA/CPA

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Balance sheet reconciliation experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and work effectively with employees at all levels within the organisation.

  • A positive team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work

  • A strong work ethic and ability to work independently and take ownership of a task/project