Financial Accountant - Fast Food Restaurant Franchise

  • Location

    Woking, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Head Office Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits

  • Contact:

    C2 Recruitment

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Financial Accountant - Fast Food Restaurant Franchise
Woking, Surrey
Salary up to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits

Our client is a world renowned Fast Food brand. As the Financial Accountant you will report into to the Head of Finance and Corporate Services and will be responsible for the accounts within the group as well as statutory reporting, tax and nominal ledgers.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a Financial Accountant from a restaurant franchise or small to medium sized retail organisation.

Key Duties:

  • Analysis on income statement and balance sheet accounts periodically.
  • Debtor and creditor ledgers, including reviews of payment runs, set-up of suppliers and bank payments.
  • Fixed asset review.
  • Assessing daily cashflow for accuracy and risk.
  • Reviewing and approving Franchisee calculations.
  • Validating VAT submissions.
  • Accounting support for set-up of new sites.
  • Co-ordinating with Finance for delivery of regular compliance deadlines.
  • Responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of the financial statements for the business units.
  • Managing Capex/ WIP balance schedule.
  • Approval of Purchase orders planned and unplanned expenditure.
  • Investigating reporting discrepancies and providing solutions.
  • Assess Capital allowances and tax computation.
  • Production of audited Consolidated Group accounts and entity accounts.

The person:

  • Accountancy experience within a restaurant franchise or retail environment
  • Recognised accounting qualification/studying towards qualification.
  • Up to date working knowledge of accounting standards and issues gained in a financial regulated environment.
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills including pivot table expertise VLookup.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience of effectively managing multiple priorities and working to tight deadlines
  • Commercial, pragmatic, self-starter, high work ethic, goal orientated able to identify areas for improvement.
  • Willingness to work as part of a small but growing team and desire to take on increased responsibility as the organisation expand.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant to join an expanding company, if you are interested please apply with your CV today.

This role is being handled by C2 Recruitment the leading specialist Retail, Hospitality and Leisure recruitment consultancy recruiting across the whole of the UK.

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