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Financial Accountant
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£69,000

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Financial accountants handle all tasks related to the budgeting and accounting aspects of a company or organisation. They implement and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting procedures, and prepare documentation for external audits. They collect information related to financial statements such as assets, liabilities, equity and cash flow in order to assess the company's financial position to prepare annual budgets and forecasts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification. Apprenticeships are also available. To qualify as an accountant, entrants must undertake a period of training within an approved organisation and successfully complete professional examinations. Exemptions to some professional examinations are available to those with appropriate academic qualifications.

TASKS

  • Audits accounts and book-keeping records.
  • Conducts financial investigations concerning insolvency, fraud, possible mergers, etc..
  • Conducts investigations and advises management on financial aspects of productivity, stock holding, sales, new products, etc.
  • Evaluates financial information for management purposes.
  • Liaises with management and other professionals to compile budgets and other costs.
  • Plans and oversees implementation of accountancy system and policies.
  • Prepares financial documents and reports for management, shareholders, statutory or other bodies.
  • Prepares periodic accounts, budgetary reviews and financial forecasts.
  • Prepares tax returns, advises on tax problems and contests disputed claim before tax official.

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