Financial Planning and Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Planning and Reporting Accountant - Derbyshire

SF Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Financial Planning and Reporting Accountant for a global manufacturing client based in Derbyshire. The business has been subject to substantial growth, mainly through acquisitions and requires a strong, commercially minded individual to support the next phase of the business's evolution.

Main responsibilities, but aren't limited to:

- Co-ordinate and manage the timely and accurate weekly/monthly reporting of Sales and margin data.
- Provide critical financial support to the commercial team to aid pricing decisions and improve current reporting capabilities.
- Assist with the production of financial and operational KPI's across all functions of the business with the view to deliver new and meaningful reporting alongside existing company reports.
- Support the annual budgeting process and subsequent forecasts and co-ordinate all related reporting.
- Improve the current forecasting and reporting models in excel to increase the automation of weekly/monthly and quarterly outputs.
- Management of a small sister company financial transactions, including monthly sales and purchase ledger transactions, monthly management accounts and VAT returns.
- A key focus of the team will be looking to service, facilitate, and challenge other departments across the business to help with their reporting requirements especially commercial and production.
- Collate and deliver monthly management reports in Group Reporting format (HFM Polaris).
- Enable others to service their own requirements through System Guidance or modelling.

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who has an appetite to progress their career within a fast paced and ever-changing business. You will need to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience required for the role:

- A part qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or international equivalent).
- Contribution to the internal customer satisfaction performance of the Finance Team.
- Previous experience with data analysis, presentation and reporting tools.
- High attention to detail and an ability to work quickly and accurately.
- Advanced Excel skills.
- Good communication skills with ability to tailor communications to the appropriate audience.

If this sounds like the role for you please apply for immediate consideration

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