Financial Accountant



Location: Chelmsford

Salary: On Application

Sector: Information Technology

Job Type: Permanent


Work Hours: Full Time

Contact: Sophie Mann or Penny Webster

Email: or

Telephone: 01245 455 331



Reporting to the Group Finance Director the Financial accountant will manage the day to day responsibility of the Finance team. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the production of the monthly management accounts across the company’s 3 divisions – Banking, Insurance and e-People. Statutory reporting of accounts and taxation and all aspects of cash management also form key parts of the role. Processes within the team will need to be reviewed regularly to ensure that they are up to date, robust and have enough financial controls and security implemented within them. The accountant will be involved with all aspects of the business and will liaise / meet with other key members of the management team.



  • Daily management of the finance team
  • Production of timely accurate monthly management accounts
  • Production of timely accurate monthly invoices to clients


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts across 3 divisions
  • Analyses of major variances to rolling forecast and original budget
  • Weekly updates to management account forecasts
  • Management of bank accounts and weekly cash flow forecasting
  • Managing the day to day activities of a small effective finance team
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Statements
  • Working with and assisting the external auditors at year end
  • Running of monthly payroll for all divisions
  • Payment of monthly PAYE / NI payments
  • Ensuring that sales invoices are raised in a timely manner
  • Chasing any debtors for overdue debt
  • Payment of suppliers in an accurate and timely manner
  • Submitting quarterly vat returns
  • Preparing annual corporation tax returns for all entities
  • Fixed asset management across the group
  • Preparing and agreeing monthly commission statements for all sales people
  • Working with the Group FD to improve processes, reporting and systems
  • Assisting in the annual budget production

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