Financial Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant - Warwick - 40 - 45k

Have you trained in practice and now looking for an opportunity to join a large organisation in Warwickshire? Are you making a first move into Industry and looking for a better work life balance within an organisation that offers multiple opportunities for progression?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a PLC in Warwick who are recruiting for a Financial Accountant that can support the business with the provision of accurate and relevant financial information to enable effective decision making. As part of this support, the team will ensure that all statutory and regulatory reporting is delivered within the required deadlines and that a robust control environment is maintained to ensure the reporting is accurate.

This role will report into a practice trained Reporting Manager who is keen to pass on a wealth of knowledge to ensure that the person moving into this role will have the necessary support and will be successful. The wider team has close to 100 members within a variety of departments, which ensures that progression is a realistic option. There are multiple examples of individuals making sideways moves into FP&A or Business Partnering teams to provide the skillset needed to take on a senior position in the future. The culture has been built around communication, and the Finance team are big advocates of resolving issues and answering queries face to face rather than via phone or email (where possible). Being able to challenge and Influence will be essential for this role as stakeholders have strong opinions and expect that any information provided is broken down into easily digested information.

Flexibility is also there for the right person and a typical working day is between 9 - 5pm with an hour for lunch, however, late evenings and early starts may be required at month and year end. They offer a heavily subsidised canteen on site and a good variety of Pubs and Supermarkets within a short drive.

Some of the day to day responsibilities of the Financial Accountant will include:

  • Pro-actively supporting the business and contributing to delivery of Group objectives while delivering accurate, timely, relevant information and appropriate interpretation.
  • Completion of all reconciliations and controls supporting regulatory Reporting Returns.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
  • Updating and maintaining finance process, procedures & policy documentation and systems process flows for all regulatory reporting.
  • Building relationships with local teams to support with statutory accounting preparation and issues as they arise
  • Support in the accounting and book keeping for head office companies, including the preparation of month end financials, budgets and forecasts

Is the Financial Accountant in Warwick role right for me?

We are looking for somebody that is looking to develop within a large organisation and is keen to use their experience gained within practice in Industry. You will need to be Qualified ACA or ACCA with a wealth of experience in practice or in a technical role in Industry. Although this role is technically focused, it is essential anybody applying for the position is willing to build relationships across the business and is not afraid to challenge the status quo, with an aim of supporting change and pushing through best practice. Within 12 months in this position it is highly likely that Internal opportunities will be presented to high performers.

Financial Accountant Package:

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 10% Bonus

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