Finance Accountant Job Description

Finance Accountant Job Description

Spain, Madrid
Posted 5 years ago

We are looking for a Financial Accountant who will be responsible for all aspects of the companys financial records up to statutory accounts including monthly management accounts.


Financial management

  • Preparing monthly management accounts including narrative report on budget variances.
  • Review of all business costs & departmental reporting across the business
  • Provide Directors/senior management team with answers to ad hoc requests for financial analysis.
  • Development, implementation and operation of systems and procedures to ensure integrity of accounting information and safe custody of assets, including procedures to eliminate and detect fraud or theft of company assets.
  • Annually, preparation of detailed financial budgets and working closely with budget holders and line managers.
  • Attendance at Finance Committee meetings and responsibility for minutes.
  • Oversee the production of daily cash flow information and payment plans.
  • Ensuring appropriate expenditure records maintained and reporting to our Board as required.
  • Maintain a central register of all contracts and ensure funds due are collected/paid in a timely fashion, and all contract conditions are met.

Accounting records/ procedures

  • Responsibility for all postings into SUN accounting system (sales ledger, purchase ledger and nominal ledger) and maintenance thereof.
  • Maintenance of asset register.

Ensure monthly bank reconciliations are performed and check all control accounts are square including sales ledger, purchase ledger, VAT account, PAYE/NI.

  • Checking the accuracy of payroll and payroll annual returns and ensuring timely payments are made to authorities.
  • Completion of monthly VAT returns, P11Ds and office for national statistics forms.
  • Assisting in preparation of annual accounts file for auditors and drafting statutory accounts other branches.


  • To provide any other support that may be required by the Company.

Job Requirements


  • BA in Finance / Business Administration or Finance related degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience as Financial Accountant and/or internal Financial Controller.
  • Extended knowledge of accounting and tax legislation.

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