Optima Professional Services are currently recruiting for a Company Accountant to join a Leicestershire based specialist engineering firm. The role will be based at the firm's head office which is close to Leicester.
Reporting to the Finance Director, the Company Accountant will have ownership of the finance function. Supported by a team of 5 the Company Accountant will be responsible for the production of the monthly management accounts, P&L trend & variance analysis, budgets and forecasting activity's, maintaining robust and accurate balance sheet, year end and annual audit preparation and VAT returns.
The business is keen to hear from candidates who have a mixture of both management and financial accounting experience and who have asperations to progress to become a financial director in the future. They are keen to hire a candidate who is looking for a long-term role who has the ability and ambition to develop their long term within one business.
You may already be in a Management Accountant, Financial Accountant, Finance Manager or Financial Controllers role and looking for a role that will allow you to have ownership of the whole finance function, being able to make your mark on the business by improving processes and the information that goes out to the business.
To be considered for the role you will ideally be at minimum of the final stages of either ACCA or CIMA or be qualified. Candidates with experience of working with either a manufacturing or engineering industries who are QBE will also be considered.
As an individual you will be highly personalable and be able to adapt your communication style to be able to work with employees from all levels of the business from the shop floor through to the chairman. They are a peoples first organisation and work hard to have a great culture and operate a strict open-door policy.
The role has a salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 plus pension, life insurance and on-site car parking.
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