Financial Accountant - Newly Created Role

Nigel Wright
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
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