Financial Accountant

Ambridge Harris
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant

£30,000 to £40,000 plus excellent benefits including 10% bonus, pension, private health, company mobile

Weston-Super-Mare (commutable from Bristol, Taunton, Bridgwater, Burnham, Clevedon, Axbridge, Portishead, Wells)

Ambridge Harris Associates is proud to be working on an exclusive basis with this rapidly growing, market leading organisation. With the acquisition of three companies in the last two years, the Financial Accountant is a new role needed to support the Finance Director and provide the Finance Group with a step-change in their resources. The Financial Accountant will assist in the accounting and analysis of Company activities, and in the accumulation, processing and interpretation of information necessary for the preparation of accurate, timely and relevant financial information.

Key Responsibilities

Be part of a team assisting management in the development of the business by providing financial information, interpretation, analysis and recommendations

Responsible for checking and reconciling accounts, transactions and information leading to the production of timely and accurate management and statutory reports

Responsible for reviewing the monthly management information and providing suitable commentary for reporting to Senior Management

Learn and utilise systems to provide support, cover and training to the existing finance team

Research technical VAT, accounting & tax issues and provide appropriate guidance to the finance team

Work independently, balancing short-term demands with longer-term projects

Prepare information for the auditors and tax advisors

Provide assistance to other Group companies, including both UK and European subsidiaries

Skills and Experience required

Part or fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant or equivalent experience. Candidates recently qualified within practice and seeking their first move into industry will be considered

Ability to present financial information in a clear and structured way

Knowledge of and experience with operational & accounting systems

Advanced level Excel user

Good working knowledge of other Microsoft packages (i.e. Word, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of SAP accounting software an advantage.

Drive and commitment to achieving targets and deadlines

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical and business information.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.