Accountant

Location
West Midlands, England, Coventry
Salary
£28000 - £35000 per annum + parking/pension/canteen
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Expires
04 Jul 2017
Ref
9978
Contact
Neil Tyack
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Accountant. 12 month FTC. Our client, based in Coventry is looking to recruit an experienced Accountant to join their Finance Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.
Being available immediately or on short notice, your role will involve the following;
1.Sage 200
*Assist with training the Finance Team in the new system either on a 1-1 basis or as a group.
*Producing user guides, training manuals ensuring all of this documentation is maintained and centralised.
*Co-ordinate with business users and team to complete system testing.
*Engaging with key stakeholders where there are any data and/or technical issues.
*Write basic reports using Sage report writer.
*Review of business processes and procedures that will change as a result of implementation of Sage 200, consult on proposed changes, implement and maintain a log.

2. Financial Regulations
*Update following changes to work processes as a result of Sage 200 implementation.
*Overall review and update.

3. Spreadsheet modelling
*Assist the Director of Systems and Finance to streamline current overly complex spreadsheets - excellent excel skills essential.

4. Monthly management accounts
*Assist with the production of consolidated monthly management accounts including balance sheet and cash flow.
*Fixed asset reviews and reconciliation

5. Financial Year End
*Assist the Systems and Finance Director - to be completed, all tasks will be appropriate to grade.

6. Subsidiaries
*Provide ad-hoc cover and financial support for susidiaries (including advice and periodic close down and monitoring of the third party accounts and budgets).
*Liaise with the subsidiaries to resolve issues with financial issues

7. Cash balances
*Cash processes, including float monitoring and usage of safes and cash limit

8.Subsidiary Companies
*For both subsidiary companies complete management accounts, budgeting, regular review meetings
*Prepare statutory annual accounts
*Reconcile inter-company postings
*Reconcile control accounts

9. Line management of 1 member of staff
*Motivate, lead guide and develop

Expected standards
*Responsible for ensuring effective & efficient operation of systems and procedures in accordance with customer care policies
*To provide a high standard of customer care to both internal and external customers
*Duties to be carried out with due regard to the Organisation'' policy on Health and Safety, Customer Care and Equal Opportunities, in accordance with legislative requirements
*A high level of accuracy is expected and information to be accurate, on time, in the correct format and follow the Unions' financial and HR procedures and regulations.
*Confidentiality to be respected
*Customers to be dealt with courteously and speedily, giving accurate information as requested
*Adhere to the Equal Opportunities policy

PLEASE NOTE BELOW.

My client may consider candidates who have no experience with a Sage 200 implementation as this represents a small initial part of the role.

For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404.

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