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Financial Accountant

Location – Base – Kingsfield Court, Chester, CH4 9RF, UK
Terms – Full Time/ FTC 6 Months
Department – Finance
Salary – Circa £40,000 (Pro-Rata’d for 6 month contract)


  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the balance sheet, reconciliations reporting and regulatory submissions
  • Responsible for management of the cashflow, forecast and payments to third parties.
  • Working collaboratively in the Finance team to challenge how things are done, improve processes and deliver automation where possible.
  • Support the Finance Manager where necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the balance sheet through the approval and posting of journals and completion of reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for the calculation of quarterly Corporation Tax and VAT for quarterly submission and presenting to the Finance Manager / Finance Director for sign-off.
  • Responsible for managing accounts payable and cashflow management.
  • Responsible for the preparation of reporting for regulatory submissions and presenting to Finance Director / Managing Director for sign-off.
  • Support the Finance Manager through the external audit process and in the preparation of Statutory Accounts.
  • Challenge existing processes and look to automate processes to improve control and drive efficiency.
  • Accuracy of financial reporting and preparation of external submissions.
  • Completion of submission reporting in advance of the deadlines to ensure appropriate management oversight.
  • Proactive management of the cashflow and cashflow forecast.
  • Staff management responsibilities: None


  • Systems knowledge: Knowledge of PanCredit, CODA, Sage Intacct and SAS would be advantageous.
  • Skills: Collaborative, Good Communicator, Strong Excel Skills
  • Attitude: Positive, proactive and a change advocate looking to improve the way things are done. Looking to add value and willing to develop and progress.
  • The successful candidate will be newly or part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA.

Experience of technical accounting is preferred

Additional Information:

We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your applications. We carry out credit checks and DBS checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles.

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