Project Accountant

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
LocationBolton
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceKG/PA/8992
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore is partnering with a Private Equity backed business in its final business cycle before sale. They are looking for an ambitious newly qualified ACA / ACCA from practice who is looking for a brilliant, well-rounded Project Accountant role with deal exposure, closely supporting the FC & FD with ad-hoc projects around the business sale.

This is a coveted position that will spring board the successful candidates career giving them full end-to-end responsibility for the business’s accounts as well gaining highly sought after transaction experience as they support the FD, FC, and external advisors with preparation work.

Responsibilities include:
  • Production for the month end accounts including group consolidation
  • Production and posting of key journals including accruals, prepayments, accrued and deferred income
  • Ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are prepared on a monthly basis, and that all balances are correct, and differences investigated
  • Assist with providing explanations to variances to budget, forecast and prior year
  • External monthly reporting to funders
  • Production of statutory accounts
  • Prepare tax submissions for review for example relating to VAT, PAYE and P11Ds
  • Weekly flash reporting
  • Support the forecasting and budgeting process, providing information and analysis where required
Ample project work including:
  • System integration & implementation
  • Accrued income reconciliations
  • Annual R&D Claims
  • Preparation of DD readiness
  • Transfer pricing review
This is an excellent role for an ambitious individual to gain exposure to an excellent and high-calibre Financial Controller, and progress their career substantially. The business offers excellent benefits and great development opportunities.

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on kgoulding@axonmoore.com or on 07464 598852.