- Salary & Benefits
- Competitive + Excellent Benefits
- Job Advert Description
The Financial Accountant is a key support to the Senior Accountant in the efficient running of the Banking and Treasury team. This role is responsible for the implementation and development of revenue banking controls, overseeing bank reconciliations and providing insight into the group cashflow and banking related costs. Whilst this is not a line management position, they will support and mentor junior members of the team and will be the main contact in the absence of the Senior Accountant.
As a team we continuously strive to deliver the best quality work possible through talented teams empowered to drive things forward. As part of an expanding global organisation with people at its centre, everyone's enthusiastic about what they're doing and where they’re going.
We’re looking for a collaborative individual who will work seamlessly across Finance to ensure processes and controls are efficient and effective. The successful candidate will have an analytical mind and experience of preparing analysis on costs and cash flow as well as reconciliations.
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:
- Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
- Experience of financial accounting including responsibility for accounting and reconciliation
- Demonstrable experience of developing strong relationships with stakeholders outside finance
- Good experience of finance system preferably ERP
- Strong Excel skills – comfortable with lookups, pivot tables, sumifs
- Effective communicator both verbally and written
- Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
- An instinct for continuous improvements of processes
- Self-motivated with well-developed organisational and planning skills
About the benefits:
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including cycle to work and gym membership.
To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.
IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US. Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.
IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.
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