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Company Accountant - Stirlingshire

c£50k plus excellent benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5579 Date Posted: Saturday 25 Sep 2021
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Company Accountant – Stirlingshire

Salary c£50k plus excellent benefits, including the opportunity to work from home two days per week

Lusona is supporting our client in the Property & Construction sector to source suitable applicants for the role of Company Accountant. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for the financial management of several companies and will be supported by a finance assistant.

The main duties will include:

  • Preparation of the annual budget for each entity. This will include liaising with shareholders and funders for approval in line with the legal requirements.
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts and liaising with auditors to ensure that filing deadlines are met
  • Overseeing the monthly invoicing and payment process for each of the entities, including any pass-through costs such as insurance, operating costs, agreed changes and the payment of utilities for facilities
  • Month/ year-end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly management accounts preparation for JVs and Group companies
  • Overseeing the collation of Board reports including the Operational Project Managers report and the management accounts for presentation at the relevant meetings
  • Attendance at the Board meetings, presenting/taking questions on any financial matters
  • Preparation of Board minutes and liaising with Chairman to agree the minutes
  • Liaising with funders for authorisation of monthly payments, provision of financial information in line with loan agreements including quarterly management accounts and annual audited financial statements
  • Overseeing Quarterly VAT returns
  • Overseeing CIS returns as necessary
  • Ensuring designated JV bank accounts are funded in line with project documents and the Ops Models

It is essential that candidates are fully Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ICAS, with previous experience of working in Industry & Commerce. Previous experience in project or JV accounting would be advantageous for this opportunity. Candidates must be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills.

To be considered for this role, please click ‘Apply’.