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Financial Accountant

Job Reference: LB/HQ00031911_1525273449
Location: Oxfordshire
Discipline: Finance and Accountancy
Salary Range:

£50000 to 55000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

Financial Accountant


£50-55000 per annum


Job Details

Are you BORED in your BORING looking office? Would you like more benefits? Would you like to work somewhere that offers career progression? Then, look no further!

The world's leading travel company are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join this innovative company in a fantastic working space. The company have been going for 18 years and are incredibly successful. They are frequently voted as one of the best companies to work for in the world.


* Assist in preparing key areas of the monthly management accounts and bank reconciliations across several currencies, deferred revenue calculations, website development capitalisations, preparing and maintaining accruals and prepayments schedules, and all fixed asset accounting.
* Preparation and posting of journals for approval relating to all areas of accounting ownership.
* Maintenance of the fixed asset register.
* Assist the Finance Manager with finalising year-end statutory accounts and being a key resource during the annual audit.
* Ownership of the preparation of statutory accounts for one or more of the group entities through to filing with Companies House.
* Full responsibility for all VAT calculations and submissions, and management of correspondence with HMRC regarding any queries raised.
* Prepare payment schedule proposals within cash forecast parameters, which minimise the FX impact of settlement.
* Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with internal SOX controls for all key core accounts for review by senior management and follow up of unreconciled balances
* Taking ownership where required of deep analytical dives into various P&L and balance sheet accounts to help senior management understand results versus forecast
* Review and pre-approve of all expense claims to ensure that they are properly completed, adhere to group guidelines and comply with VAT requirements

The Candidate:

* Accounting/business degree or finalist/newly qualified/QBE accountant with 4-6 years of accounting experience
* Ability to organise data to create and maintain complex financial models that support a variety of accounting and reporting goals
* Strong presentation, communication and project management skills
* Self-motivation and the ability to work in a complex, collaborative and changing environment while staying focused on key goals and objectives
* Skills and Software: Advanced MS Excel required. Strong financial systems experience required. Experience with SQL and relational databases is a plus


* Core hours are 9-5 but have flexible working hours.
* Their free mini bus service will pick you up from train or bus station and take you to work!
* Parking onsite
* £850 payment per year towards general wellbeing
* 25 days hols statutory
* 10% bonus and share options
* Free Gym onsite and free Healthcare
* Snacks/chocolate/crisps/drinks and fruit available free every day
* Subsidised restaurant
* Bar/Pub onsite
* Regular events
* Games room and access to nearby Football pitch
* Espresso machines on every floor

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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