Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment
Location
Worksop
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Senior Finance are currently looking to recruit an ambitious and results-driven Financial Accountant for a manufacturing business based in Worksop.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the role's main purpose will be to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial accounting for the designated site, working closely with Operations to support and enhance strategic decision making.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Preparation of monthly accounts and year end accounts and ensure that the Group reporting deadlines are met
* Maintain a strong Balance Sheet/GL control environment ensuring that the monthly accounts are fully reconciled
* Reconciliation of the weekly to monthly accounts
* Support the site Finance Controller in the preparation of the Monthly Board report
* Assist with forecast & budget preparations (fixed overhead element, balance sheet and cash)
* Facilitate and lead Cash Management and Flow forecasting
* Fixed Asset Register Maintenance and CAPEX management
* VAT return co-ordination and completion for VAT group
* Annual tax returns and supporting analysis (tax packs)
* Continuous development of enhanced controls, reporting and system utilisation
* Enhance the profile of the finance department within the business
* Overhead analysis and reporting
* Support to departmental managers on cost drivers and TLC improvements
* Leading the internal and external audits in conjunction with the Site based team
* Cover for the Financial Manager as and when required
* Ad hoc information and analysis as required - Financial, operational & commercial
* Attendance at cross departmental meetings as required
* Systems development and enhancement
* To fully support and deliver to all levels of the business effective communications
* Line management of an Assistant Accountant

The successful candidate will require the following:

* CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification
* Proven track record in a challenging manufacturing environment
* Passion for continuous improvement
* Excellent communication skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders
* Engaging leadership and influencing skills as well as the ability to convey complicated technical issues to non accountants

This role will provide a great opportunity to add significant value above and beyond the numbers. The role itself will develop and grow alongside the individual, and so it would preferable that the successful candidate will have the drive and ambition to increase their responsibilities over time.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you are interested in discussing the above position further