Liberty has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join our team, based in Salford Greater Manchester. You will be working on a full time, 12 month fixed term contract. Working 40 hours per week and in return, you will receive a salary of £35,000 to £40,000 per annum (depending on experience) Plus Full Study Support Plus Excellent Benefits!
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! Assist the Finance Manager within Repairs & Maintenance in the production of monthly management accounts with supporting contract costing analysis.
Responsibilities for this Accountant role are:
Produce accurate management accounts, budgets and forecasts
Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
Ensure accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards
Prepare monthly profit and loss account and balance sheet
Timely production of statutory and internal financial reports
Monitor budgets, ensure targets are within the budget
Ensure all balance sheet items are accurate and reconciled
Financial modelling, estimating and analysis of contracts
Ensure appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
Review 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, CITB)
Ensure VAT recovery is maximised
Lead the annual stock takes, liaising with our merchant to ensure stock is accurately recorded
What we are looking for in our ideal Accountant:
Part Qualified / Qualified Accountant (CCAB/CIMA). Otherwise, Qualified by experience. Record of CPD in Finance. Finance experience in producing accurate management accounts, budgets and forecast. 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:
Full Study Support
Discounted gym memberships
Discounts and savings on travel, hotels, shopping, holidays and restaurants
Cycle to Work scheme
Smart Health (including round the clock access to 24/7 UK-based GPs)
Medicash Health Plan
23 Days Holiday Entitlement plus Bank Holidays
Death in Service Payment
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 strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where we can ALL be ourselves. We commit to achieving equal opportunities in employment for all suitably qualified candidates, through upholding our values of Passion, Openness, Respect and Trust, underpinned by Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement.
Please note, only candidates who have the right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy.
As part of our recruitment process all employees need to be vetted and undertake pre-employment checks. For this role you may need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, previously Criminal Records Bureau, prior to or upon commencing employment with Liberty.
If you have the desire to work in a busy and high performing team, why not join us as our Accountant, click “apply” below – we want to hear from you!
Closing date: 16th August 2023 (we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier depending on number of applications).
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