Accountant (Fixed Term Contract – 9 months)

Date Posted
10/09/2021
Application Closing Date
07/10/2021 23:59
Hours
40 per week
Salary
from £30k to £33k per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits
Location
Salford/Manchester

We are a specialist repairs and maintenance service provider to public, domestic and commercial clients across the UK. Established in 1969, Liberty offers professional responsive repairs services, gas installation, maintenance and servicing, as well as energy solutions, electrical installations and property building services.

We are now looking to recruit an Accountant to join us in assisting the Finance Business Partner within Repairs & Maintenance in the production of monthly management accounts with supporting contract costing analysis.

Key responsibilities for this Assistant Accountant role are:

Preparation of budgets and forecasts in line with the Business Plan.

Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes.

Ensure accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards and that these policies are followed.

Preparation of the Monthly Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet.

Timely production of statutory and internal financial reports.

Monitoring of budgets to ensure targets within the budget and Business Plan are adhered to.

Ensuring all Balance Sheet items are accurate and reconciled.

Financial modelling, estimating and analysis of contracts.

Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained.

Reviewing Payroll Transactions to ensure accuracy.

Recommend changes that will improve the company's financial performance and financial controls.

Work closely with the Group Finance Team to facilitate year end consolidated accounts.

Completion of all financial, regulatory and statutory returns (Corporation Tax Computation, CIS, CIBT).

Ensure that VAT recovery is maximised.

Leading the bi-annual stock takes, ensuring all stock is accurately recorded.

Ad hoc duties as and when required commensurate with the level of the job role.

In return, what we’ll expect from you:

Experience in producing monthly management reports, strong Excel skills including v-lookups and pivot tables, proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft office software in particular Outlook, Word and Excel. Strong analytical skills.

We offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including though not limited to:

  • Pension scheme

  • Discounted gym memberships

  • Discounts and savings on travel, hotels, shopping, holidays and restaurants

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Life Insurance

  • Smart Health (including round the clock access to 24/7 UK-based GPs)

In addition to the above, at Liberty we look to invest in the up-skilling and development of our employees, ensuring competency and compliance to industry standards, in turn we will look to offer additional training where appropriate to give you the skills you need to deliver the service required.

Liberty is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment.

If you have the desire to work in a busy and high performing team then please apply.

Closing date: 7th October 2021 (we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier depending on number of applications).