Financial Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant for large FMCG business in North Bristol paying up to £40K

Your new company
You will work for a leading FMCG business based in North Bristol with a current turnover of over £1.2bn, however this role is responsible for the accounting of a singular site. The additional role is available to add some Financial Accounting skills into the business due to an increased workload on the team. This role has an opportunity to use your creative side in developing new ways of working to improve the efficiency in the team.

Your new role
Your new role will be to manage and mentor the Accounts Assistant and to ensure financial rigour in the transactional process. The reconciliation of weekly accounts to monthly financial accounts, overhead analysis and review with budget holders and balance sheet reconciliations with supporting analysis with be a primary responsibility, along with the creation of daily, weekly and monthly reports from Gross Margin to EBIT. You will be responsible for the CAPEX reporting and the Fixed Asset register and will have the opportunity to drive site performance for data discipline vs business KPIs.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally be a CIMA/ACCA Finalist or Newly Qualified accountant (QBE will be accepted) with experience of the hands-on reporting cycle for a business. Experience in FMCG or Site Accounting would be highly desirable however the personal attributes to work hard with strong attention to detail are pivotal. An outgoing personality would suit this business, with an open and honest approach you will be able to effectively challenge and drive this business forward.

What you'll get in return
You will be an integral part of the Finance team and be the engine driving the reporting process on a daily, weekly and monthly cycle. You will be rewarded with a salary of up to £40,000 p.a. with an above average benefits package. This role will be a challenging, yet rewarding role which will give you the development and ownership responsibility to assist in your future career.

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