Financial Accountant - Newly Created Role

Recruiter
Nigel Wright
Location
Durham
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Nigel Wright are delighted to be working in partnership with a large business in Co Durham who require a Financial Accountant to sit within a newly developed area of their business.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join the organisation as you will take a lead role in defining the systems and processes, working with a close knit team.

The Role

As this is a new role, you will be instrumental in shaping and defining the role to a certain degree, with the ability to make this job your own. Day to day responsibilities will include:-

  • Working closely with your non-finance colleagues/senior management team to understand the commercial and operational complexities of the business
  • Preparation of monthly financial accounts and reports
  • VAT and tax returns
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts (multiple sets)
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts and reports
  • Management of third party contractors
  • Review of financial covenants
  • Annual statutory reporting
  • Budgeting and cashflow forecasting

It is likely, over time, that you will have the opportunity to grow and develop a team underneath you, offering you the ability to develop your staff management experience/skills.

The Person

  • You will ideally have trained with one of the Big 4 firms and be seeking to make your first move into the commercial sector
  • Educated to degree standard
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Upto date knowledge of accounting standards


This is an exceptional opportunity for a newly qualified accountant, looking to carve out a strong career within the commercial sector