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Financial Accountant

Salary £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Location Luton, Bedfordshire
Job Type Temp Jobs
Job Ref HQ00047750
Published 12 months ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant
Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA)

£200-£225 pd (ltd.)

Macildowie are partnering with a global company that provide VIP services to Business & Private Jet customers.

Reporting to the UK Finance Manager you will:

+ Take ownership of selected UK Airports accounts, both from a Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet perspective, ensuring timely and accurate financial reports are generated.
+ Review P&L's at month end against the company's internal budgets
+ Provide insightful variance analysis explaining all relevant difference
+ Oversee the production of timely, accurate and meaningful balance sheet reconciliations in collaboration with the BSC (Business Support Centre) to produce high quality outputs
+ Take ownership of the financial control environment relating to your designated FBOs including identifying and implementing improvements
+ Carry our site visits to designated FBOs to business partner and improve processes and controls
+ Take ownership of ad-hoc project and analysis requests as and when they arise
+ Proactively engage with FBO management to enhance understanding of their respective financials and assisting in optimising financial performance
+ Support the external audit process
+ Produce statutory accounts
+ Prepare half year and full year group tax and statutory packs
+ Ensure that sales invoicing is done accurately and on time including the correct application of VAT and maintenance of customer VAT records
+ Assist FP&A to generate ad hoc financial reports
+ Assist the FP&A team on budgets and quarterly forecasting process for all designated FBOs
+ Take responsibility for ensuring debtor recoverability and credit control management
+ Complete statutory questionnaires and filings
+ Review and approve the supplier invoices on the system and ensure that the invoices are coded to the correct accounts
+ Ensure that all inter-company recharges and external recharges are done on time

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
+ A good understanding of general reporting standards (Local GAAP & IFRS)
+ High Level of Integrity
+ Attention to detail and strong work ethics
+ Qualified Accountant (ACA,CIMA, ACCA) with industry experience preferred
+ Excellent team player
+ Knowledge of Sage/SAP beneficial
+ Proven ability to prioritise, manage expectations and work to tight deadlines
+ Strong ownership of task

Additional Information:

+ Holiday may not be permitted at certain times of the year
+ Additional hours outside normal working house may be required at peak periods in the month/year.
+ Largely office based at Luton Airport. Some travel may be required within the UK.
+ UK driving licence required

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