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Financial Accountant

Harlow, Essex
£40,000 to £46,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Robert Walters are delighted to be recruiting an exciting Interim Financial Accountant role for a company based in Harlow.

Robert Walters are delighted to be recruiting an exciting Interim Financial Accountant role for a company based in Harlow.

The Role:

This role will be supporting the Finance Manager in accurately preparing and managing the financial accounting and local compliance including statutory accounting, audit and group submission of the actuals, budget and forecast for the entity.

  • Support the production of monthly management accounts, financial reports and other required reports within Company guidelines
  • Prepare and post monthly accruals, prepayments and similar accounting entries
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations to be prepared and submitted timely into Blackline ensuring the balance sheet is clean and no aged / unresolved items are outstanding
  • Intercompany accounts fully reconciled with no aged balances and with any differences (if any) fully investigated
  • Prepare and ensure timely filing of statutory accounts for the legal entities in charge if these are required
  • Asset accounting including depreciation run, capitalisation of assets in construction and open/close projects done on time
  • The Accountant will assist with tax queries working with the VAT team
  • Support the external auditors during interim and year end audit, ensuring information is provided timely
  • Work with the internal audit department to ensure that any issue raised by them is actioned and resolved by the due date
  • Managing you allocated account and ensuring no aged balance is left unresolved
  • Responsible for preparation and timely submission of weekly cashflow forecast
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of the annual BS budget whilst supporting the budgeting of the P&L process
  • Liaise with HR and Payroll provider to ensure that local payroll is processed timely and accurately


  • Ability to work in dynamic and busy environments
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Essential - part or fully qualified. Study towards a professional qualification ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Prior experience in working in a large, complex financial environment, managing stakeholders (preferable manufacturing). SAP or similar ERP system experience is required.

On Offer:

Salary Circa - £40,000 to £46,000

Length - 12 Month (Fix Term Contract)

Hybrid working pattern (3 days in the office & 2 days at home)

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

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  • Job Reference: 706413462-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Walters People
    Walters People
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Salary: £40,000 to £46,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent