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Financial Accountant
Title: Financial Accountant
Category: Accounting & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £37,000.00 - £41,500.00
Salary per: annum
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We at Watford Community Housing Group are growing our finance resource and would like to recruit a strong Financial Accountant to join our finance team.

As Financial Accountant your role will be to provide a robust financial service to the Group, including its subsidiaries, and will focus on balance sheet management, financial reconciliations, statutory account preparation and financial reporting.

As Financial Accountant you will be responsible:

responsible for the provision of financial accounts for the Group, in particular its subsidiaries and joint ventures

run the process of creating annual budgets for companies within the Group

to be the owner of the fixed asset register for Group companies

to monitor the income and expenditure for Group subsidiaries to ensure adherence to agreed business plans, and to report on variances against that plan

to develop and operate various accounting controls within the Finance function

to assist the Financial Controller and Senior Management Accountant in developing financial strategies when needed, particularly for cross-service and cross-organisation functions

About You

For you to be able to fulfil the role of Financial Accountant

You will hold a relevant financial qualification such as ACCA or CIMA and will have min 3 years experience in a similar role.

You will need to be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of both single entity and group accounting as well as the relevant accounting standards and regulation.

You will be a confident communicator, with the ability to present complex financial information to senior management and stakeholders in an easy to understand manner.

You will be positive about working for an organisation that seeks to provide social housing to the local community.

What do we offer?

In return, we can offer a competitive salary and an excellent base within walking distance of the shops and cafes of Watford town centre. In addition to:

28 days annual leave + closure days at Christmas + bank holidays

employer pension contribution up to 11%

development opportunities

employee rewards which include shopping vouchers, duvet days and free massages

Applications close at Midday, Friday 8 February 2019 so make sure you don’t miss this great opportunity to join our close-knit team as Financial Accountant by clicking apply now

The recruitment process has 2 stages with the following time scales:

Video interviews between: 8th and 15th February

Proposed interview dates: 19th and 20th February

This job description is not intended to be a full list of every task or area of work; its aim is to give a broad representation of the role.
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