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J2582 - Our client is seeking a Public Sector Lease Accountant responsible for supporting external client portfolios, ensuring controls are maintained and customer deadlines are met without exception. You ideally be CIMA qualified with strong MS Excel data manipulation expertise with leasing and asset finance experience. Salary: To £60,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Kent / Maidstone.

 

Job Reference: FLV/J2582
Job Title: J2582 - Lease Accountant - UK, Kent - Asset Finance
Salary: To £60,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits
Location: UK, Kent / Maidstone
Bonuses: Excellent
Benefits: Excellent
Job Function:  Finance & Legal
Vacancy Type:  Permanent
Asset Type / Sector: All Assets / Sector
Job Description :

J2582 - Our client is seeking a Public Sector Lease Accountant responsible for supporting external client portfolios, ensuring controls are maintained and customer deadlines are met without exception. You ideally be CIMA qualified with strong MS Excel data manipulation expertise with leasing and asset finance experience. Salary: To £60,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Kent / Maidstone.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Providing upfront financial support during tender process.
Management of risk profile across the contract base through end of service contracts and lease company agreements.
Governance of live contracts.
Analytical review of lease portfolio movements, providing insight into movements.
Preparation of monthly reports as required by internal and external stakeholders.
Preparation of monthly reports as required by the client, ensuring SLA deadlines are met.
Preparation of month end accruals and associated journals.
Compilation of Local GAAP accounts.
Preparation of multi-currency balance sheet reconciliations.
Ownership of system controls relating to the month end close processes.
Preparing periodic routine and ad hoc reports.
Manage the Cash Processors to ensure cash entries have been recorded correctly.
Creation of group cash flow forecasting.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Prior experience of working within a financial services environment and professional qualification.
Qualified CIMA accountant or previous experience of project work within a financial services or tender based environment ( eg construction or civil engineering).
Previous lease accounting experience.
Strong numeracy skills and the ability to analyse large volumes of data.
Effective communication skills for face to face, telephone and written communication.
Strong IT skills, particularly with spreadsheets.
Proven track record of identifying and leading process improvement initiatives to benefit finance and business operations.
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy.
An inquisitive mind and the confidence to ask questions to develop knowledge and understanding.

We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Consultant : Katherine Amin