Banner Default Image

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + pension, health care and life cover

  • Contact:

    Brian Poxon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


My client, a growing leader in the specialist recycling sector is looking to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is a newly created role working with the Finance Director supporting two centres in the UK. Not only is this a great opportunity to work for a growing company but also to be mentored by the Finance Director in a varied and high profile role.

Specific duties include:

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements, accruals, prepayments and journal entries.
  • Weekly cash flow, weekly forecast and other reports and information as required.
  • Prepare daily banking reconciliations and payment runs.
  • Ensure accurate processing of multicurrency trade supplier/customer invoices and processing of overhead invoices.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of action items.
  • Preparation of the monthly VAT return in Sage 50.
  • Chase debtors on the AR ledger and check credit limits are correctly in place.
  • Interface with external auditors for periodic financial reviews, controls testing and other inquiries.
  • Using the foreign exchange platform to complete currency trades.
  • Prepare weekly payroll for external accountants for process.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register.
  • Process employees expense claims and company credit cards.
  • Managing petty cash and staff expenses.

The successful candidate will either be studying towards a financial qualification or qualified by experience (study support will be provided). You will have a strong background in financial accounting, have good excel skills, be able to pick things up quickly and work on your own initiative.

This role will be based on site five days per week


By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.