Financial Accountant

  • Permanent
  • Walsall
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Alexander Daniels

Job Description

Alexander Daniels are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant on behalf of a large distribution business based in Walsall on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into the Financial Controller and working as part of a small and friendly team, you will take ownership for the VAT and statutory accounts preparation for the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of VAT returns.
  • Monitor and implement changes in VAT legislation to ensure compliance.
  • Provide advice on VAT-related matters to internal stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular bank reconciliations, investigating and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the preparation and posting of accruals and prepayments.
  • Work closely with budget holders to ensure accurate forecasting.
  • Monitor and analyse actual vs. budgeted expenses.
  • Support with the preparation of statutory financial statements.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with auditors during the audit process.

The ideal candidate will hold either an AAT qualification or a degree in Accounting & Finance (or related field) with a view to studying towards a professional qualification such as ACCA, ACA, or equivalent (candidates who are not qualified but hold the relevant experience are also encourgaed to apply). You must have proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the distribution, warehousing or logistics industries, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a great business with a wealth of opportunity for this individual to progress and grow with the role. This is an office-based role working 37.5 Hours Monday – Friday with a lunchtime finish on a Friday plus pension and other benefits.

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