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Financial Accountant

Undisclosed Company
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
£0.00 - £25 per hour
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Financial Accountant

Manpower are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join our clients team who is global supplier for technologically advanced products within the defence and aerospace sector.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of monthly VAT returns.
    • Complete high-quality monthly and quarterly balance sheet reconciliations by specified deadlines.
    • Compile information for regular and ad hoc National Statistics surveys.
    • Collaborate with budget holders to gather timely and relevant data.
    • Oversee the fixed asset process, including liaising with requestors, FP&A leads, and Central Fixed Asset teams.
    • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained and documented in the eCAR approval system.
    • Manage Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI) balances effectively.
    • Assist in the month-end close process, including the preparation and posting of journals.
    • Familiarity with JDE systems is preferable but not essential.
    • Support process documentation, monitoring, and compliance activities within the internal control environment.
    • Work with apprentices to enhance their skills and experience.
    • Provide guidance on additional tasks as required.
    • Support the reconciliation of inter company accounts.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience: Proven experience in finance roles, particularly in VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations, and fixed asset management. Working at a complex multi-site business.
  • Systems Knowledge: Familiarity with JDE systems is a plus.
  • Skills:
    • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Education: Relevant financial qualifications or equivalent experience.

Working Conditions:

  • Location: Fully on-site at our Leighton Buzzard location.
  • Hours: Flexible 39 hours per week.

Core Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This temporary role for months and offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our clients finance team while working in a supportive and dynamic environment. If you have a keen eye for detail and are adept at managing financial processes, we encourage you to apply.

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