Accountant

Recruiter
Morgan Radley Finance & Automotive Recruitment Specialists
Location
Pampisford
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This leading fast paced business support services group in Cambridge, is now looking for an Accountant for this ongoing Costing & Procurement Project. The business is an established player in its sector and are aiming to becoming the leaders in the sector due to their service focus and commitment to good practice.

The Accountant will report directly to the Financial Director and will be responsible for driving and improving the financial and operational performance across procurement. The position will suit a confident, proactive and ambitious professional with a desire to drive change and develop strategic relationships with key finance and business stakeholders.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the reporting and consolidation of functional overheads across the group
  • Providing strategic analysis of consolidated overhead reporting across the group
  • Identifying and driving cost saving initiatives across the group
  • Negotiating discounts across the portfolio of suppliers
  • Ensuring data integrity and control to facilitate supplier & cost reviews
  • Identifying opportunities to drive improvements and streamline processes


The ideal candidate will be:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong communications skills, with the ability to build relationships both internally and externally
  • Must have procurement knowledge
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • An inquisitive mind-set where you continuously seek process improvement
  • The desire to work in a business that pride themselves on promoting internally and creating a first class finance function
  • A positive can-do attitude


Please note that this will initially be a fixed term contract for 6 months

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