Senior Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
High Wycombe
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Study Support & Benefits
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Accountant

This is an opportunity to work for a well established FMCG business. With an iconic brand, an ambitious growth strategy and a strong leadership team, the business is poised for further growth.

My client is looking for an ambitious and driven Part-qualified / Finalist accountant to take on the role of Senior Accountant and join the head office finance team based near Maidenhead. You will enjoy a high profile role within the business with instant exposure to different areas of the organisation.

This is a dynamic opportunity that will also provide you with full support towards a professional qualification. You will be involved in month end reporting and day to day financial accounting, including preparation of statutory accounts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Responsible for preparation of timely and accurate balance sheet reconciliations, including inventory and inter-company processes

* Lead/assist with the month-end close

* Support in the preparation of statutory accounts and year-end audit process

* Review and improve manual processes and procedures

* Support the Budgeting and Forecasting process

* Manage the month end P&L

* Prepare monthly P&L analysis

Key Skills and Experience:

* A strong academic background whilst currently studying towards a professional qualification CIMA/ACCA/ACA.

* You should have gained 1-3 years of experience in a similar finance/accounting role

* Will be used to working to tight deadlines and producing accurate information

* You should be a driven and ambitious individual

* Be able to demonstrate previous experience of process and procedure improvement

* Will have strong Excel skills to at least an Intermediate level and will be proficient in Word and Powerpoint

* You will have strong communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate yourself and explain financial information to non-finance individuals

For further information on the role of Senior Accountant please contact me directly.

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