Senior Operational Accountant

NC Associates
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Operational Accountant / Distribution & Logistics / Warrington / Competitive salary + benefits

Our client are a leading services business with a rich history within their field and due to continued growth are looking for an operationally focused Accountant to support their finance & operational heads of department.

Job Description

You will oversee all of the managements accounts from both a financial and commercial view and prepare these in a timely manner for senior management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of accurate, timely and user friendly financial and commercial information, including daily and weekly profit and loss reporting
  • Business Unit management accounting and reporting including completion and/or assistance in preparation of the monthly management accounts, annual budget and forecasts, interim and year-end financial accounts
  • Assist in enhancing the business unit internal financial controls and procedures and support effective implementation within the Business Unit team
  • Financial analysis and associated commentary to understand variances and work with operational managers to identify risks & opportunities to improve financial results
  • A detailed understanding of the business performance drivers, including the impact of Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and a strong drive towards efficiency, service and improving performance for the business
  • To liaise with other departments as required ensuring the reporting deadlines of the organisation are met
  • Management and monitoring of accounting processes, preparation and implementation of new and reviewed procedures
  • Managing 4 direct reports
  • Continuous review of process as intended to enhance in terms of accuracy and timeliness
  • Ad-hoc support and analysis as required by the business

The Successful Applicant

Qualified CIMA/ ACA/ ACCA Accountant looking for their next step within a growing company. Previous experience within a LOGISTICS OR DISTRIBUTION business is essential, as would prior experience of having a role with an operational focus.

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To be considered for this role please send your CV to Laura at NC Associates Liverpool by clicking the 'apply' button.