ABPM as experts in financial recruitment have been appointed by a UK service business based in Leicestershire to recruit a Financial Accountant. The successful individual will be a confident, personable and qualified/finalist accountant who is looking for the next step in their career. Your responsibilities include ensuring monthly accounts preparation and management along with the management of a small team.
To be considered for this role we seek applications from candidates with:
An understanding of accounting standards and principles with an ability to apply accounting concepts, such as matching and prudence, in the preparation of monthly and yearly accounts.
Management skills are necessary in order to drive performance and inspire motivation through techniques such as appraisals, 1-2-1's and absence management. Candidates must also have the ability to communicate effectively with other members of staff and the management team, both in written and oral form. The successful candidate will take a proactive role in carrying out investigation and analysis as required in any areas of the business where financial performance could be improved. The ability to Identify and progress own training requirements is required along with an ability to work within a team and support the Sales and Purchase ledger functions, as required. An advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and high level of proficiency with IT systems is necessary as well as an ability to deliver analysis and with a high degree of accuracy and presentation