Financial Accountant - Hillsborough, Northern Ireland


Hillsborough, Co. Down

  • Salary:

    Not Disclosed

  • Job Type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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Financial Accountant - Hillsborough, Northern Ireland

LOCATION: Hillsborough, Northern Ireland

Benefits: Subsidised Private Medical Cover; Life Assurance Scheme, Contributory Pension, 35 Days annual leave (Including Public Holidays)

We have a new opening for an enthusiastic Financial Accountant to join us here at GRAHAM Construction - This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to take on additional responsibility in a varied and exciting role. Working directly for the Divisional Financial Controller, this role will also provide the opportunity to work on the development of reporting and on enhancing the finance challenge role, across the business through the use of data analytics/business intelligence.

The successful candidate should be highly organised, pay keen attention to detail and should have exemplary communication skills.

We would also like you to have strong analytical skills and demonstrate creative problem-solving tendencies.

Our ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and will have relevant business experience in a fast-paced environment.

Vast experience of Excel functions, within a finance department are an essential requirement for this role.

Exposure to the construction industry would be beneficial but not essential, as would familiarity with CIS/VAT exercises.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assisting in the monthly management accounts process, including:

- P&L and balance sheet reconciliations to the financial reporting system
- Analyse Project Costings and reconcile to the ledger; providing a challenge function to the commercial reporting
- Adherence to cut-off dates with timely preparation, compilation and review of relevant documentation
- Preparation of monthly journals

  • Analyse amounts recoverable on contracts balances, client and supplier retention balances and drive improvements to working capital management as a result.
  • Customer cash forecasting, and the tracking of related raising of invoices and cash receipts.
  • Initiate and manage good accounts housekeeping actions and identify and report on any business problems that need addressed.
  • Assisting with the budget and forecasting processes.
  • Provide assistance in the compliance of all divisional corporate tax requirements (incl HMRC construction industry specific tax requirements), and the implementation of any changes in legislation.
  • Design reports to provide pertinent management information and use to interrogate transactions.
  • Highlight any weaknesses in compliance or internal controls and recommend / implement improvements.
  • Investigate IT accounting issues and instigate appropriate corrective action. Interconnect with appropriate IT staff or consultants where required.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the finance areas of the ERP system, and connected reporting systems.
  • Assist in the year-end external audit process including preparation of supporting schedules and compilation and review of supporting documentation.

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged and the range of duties to be undertaken.

It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals

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Our Commitment

We are proud to say that we are a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and we aim to be the first choice for people from all backgrounds. We seek to promote respect for the individual and equality of opportunities. We believe that everyone should be treated solely on the basis of personal merit and contribution throughout their GRAHAM career journey and not on the value of artificial barriers, prejudices, or preferences.

We are only able to consider applications from individuals who are eligible to live and work in the UK, as per Home Office regulations. Please check your eligibility with the regulations before applying. Individuals with a current time restricted right to work in the UK, should contact the Human Resources team in the first instance.

A basic disclosure may be requested if security clearance is required by 3rd party clients and a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. Our Access NI/Vetting and Barring Scheme Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request.

GRAHAM reserves the right to carry out checks to ensure the validity of an applicant’s experience and/or qualifications and we expect all applicants to comply with any such requests for information. Failure to do so or evidence of any falsification of information will lead to either removal from the recruitment process or if already in employment potential termination of contract through the company disciplinary procedure.

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Financial Accountant - Hillsborough, Northern Ireland

  • Hillsborough, Co. Down
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Closing: 21/06/2024

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