Senior Project Accountant

Vargo Recruitment LTD
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a well known Financial services company based in Cardiff is looking for a CCAB qualified accountant to join their accounting function.
The main duties of the role are:
  • Developing a good understanding of the activities of the business and a strong working relationship with managers across the entire business, in order to be able to provide financial, numerical and procedural analysis for a variety of departments
  • Playing a leading role in projects across the business, with a view to maximising revenue/ profitability, and reporting the results in a concise manner to Finance Managers/ Senior Management team
  • Involvement in the detailed annual expense & income budgets/re-forecasts processes for the UK businesses
  • Development of complex spreadsheet models to aid with business decision-making and assessment of new products and partnerships
  • Pro-active monitoring of performance vs. budget / re-forecasts and summarising variances for senior management through meetings with heads of departments across the business
  • Improve cost management across the business by regularly discussing the cost effectiveness/ efficiency/ budget variances of various departments with department heads, and investigating expense queries as necessary
  • Developing the MI reports created within finance to maximise relevance and usefulness to the business managers
  • Obtaining an understanding of the regular monthly financial cycle and providing support to the management accounts team as appropriate
  • Providing general support and completing ad-hoc tasks as required by Finance managers

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a strong academic background. You will have strong interpersonal skills and be a self motivator
You will also need to have strong Excel skills as the role requires extensive use of spreadsheets
For a full job description and more information about the role, please apply now.
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