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Financial Accountant

£32,000 to £38,000
Job Type
30 Aug 2022
Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Aberdeen
Hybrid (3 days office 2 days wfh)

The Role

Business growth has resulted in the requirement for an exciting new position with our client. We are offering the opportunity to join a successful organisation as a Financial Accountant managing the transactional finance team on a permanent basis.


You will be responsible for the finance function on a day-to-day basis including sales and purchase ledger, credit control and payroll. You must ensure compliance with legal and tax requirements. Supporting the Finance Manager with all financial matters.

Day to day running of the finance function with responsibility for the integrity of financial information and reporting
Provide support and cover for sales ledger, purchase ledger, payroll processing and credit control
Liaise with external payroll processing provider
Resolve financial queries
Perform and maintain key balance sheet reconciliations and P&L analysis at each month end
Work with team to provide information for management accounts
Management, mentoring and development of the Finance team
Implementing and monitoring the compliance of Financial policies and procedures
Set up and monitor appropriate KPI's for the finance function
Assist in the preparation of Company and division annual budgets
Assist with weekly cashflow forecasting
Statutory reporting requirements including quarterly VAT returns, monthly CIS returns and monthly ONS questionnairesAbout You

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is qualified, part-qualified or QBE - you must have management experience and have worked across all parts of an accounts team; sales ledger, purchase ledger etc. Previous experience in a construction related industry would be advantageous.You will be someone who demonstrates high levels of integrity and accountability in your work and be capable of holding your team accountable for their work as well.

Qualifications & Experience

Relevant Accounting Qualification or Qualified by Experience

Payroll experience essential

Construction industry experience preferred

Financial IT system knowledge essential (NAV preferred)

Advanced Excel user


Logical, structured, methodical, attention to detail

Ability to plan and balance workload effectively

Team player

Hands on and can-do approach

Be able to work in a fast pace, dynamic work environment with multiple priorities

Ability to maintain highly confidential information

Good communicator

Good problem-solving skills
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  • Job Reference: 697882888-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Search Consultancy
    Search Consultancy
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: £32,000 to £38,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent