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Financial Accountant

4 Jun 2024

A new position has arisen for a Financial Accountant to join the Energy Division Financial Control team. You will work alongside the Financial Controller to help deliver and improve financial reporting and statutory returns to the M Group team and internal controls within the finance division. With a focus on volume and accuracy, you will help to keep the accounts in order whilst assisting with accurate reporting and insight. This role is quality focused, a high standard of work is essential coupled with a continuous improvement mindset. Our people present a passion for delivering on time with effective outcomes.


What you'll be doing:

  • Support the day to day and monthly accounting cycles, including reporting and forecasting of the financial performance for central overhead areas.
  • Support on monthly M Group returns including WIP, Cash and management accounts.
  • Preparation of Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Support on Year End Audit and Corp tax information.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts including concise clear commentary on variances
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Fixed Asset control and reporting
  • Support the review of compliance and help improve and document internal controls.
  • Complete Balance Sheet reconciliations monthly, ensuring good housekeeping practices through the development of action plans.
  • Review and improve procedures
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting activities including rolling forecasts.
  • Build key relationships within Energy Division and the wider M Group team.
  • Other ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Play a vital part in the future Finance Team development strategy and great place to work initiatives.

What we need from you:

  • Full or Newly Qualified Accountant ACCA/FCA/CIMA
  • Experience in a similar Financial Accountant role
  • Employ an analytical mindset with high attention to detail and a passion for accuracy
  • Network and present with excellent communication skills
  • A strong working knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Knowledge of Oracle is desirable
  • Work smart, with the capability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work to timescales and under pressure
  • Team effort approach, flexible attitude towards tasks and working
  • You must be able to pass our screening and vetting standards, provide up to 5 years employment history and pass a DBS check

What we offer:

  • Salary of £40k-£45k depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity leave
  • Pension Scheme and Life Assurance Cover
  • Study support to complete qualifications
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Flexible working, depending on location of candidate - Financial Control office is Newcastle
  • Modern offices with free parking
  • Access to My Rewards discount programme, which provides amazing reductions on 1000's of purchases including Mobile Phone, Utility bills & top retail brands.
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Recommend a Friend and Earn Scheme
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme
  • Opportunities to progress in a successful company

At Morrison Data Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment to develop a culture where our people feel included and valued. 

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  • Job Reference: 1346882466-2
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
  • Recruiter: M Group Services
  • Location: Jarrow
  • Salary: On Application