Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
RattrayParkin
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1159630207
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RattrayParkin are working exclusively with a high-growth manufacturing business in Birmingham to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced business in a pivotal position reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

The successful candidate will work alongside business leaders to provide strong financial accounting and reporting across all areas.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare group statutory financial statements under UK GAAP, including group consolidation requirements, and lead the annual external audit
  • Project manage the delivery of the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes co-ordinating with key stakeholders and finance colleagues
  • Lead and manage key areas of the month end close process
  • Identify opportunities for, lead and manage the enhancement of business processes and the development of new financial reporting requirements and KPI's
  • Lead and manage the improvement of the group's working capital, cash flow forecasting including forex forecasting in conjunction with the assistant accountant
  • Collaborate with a range of key personnel across the business and provide support to all members of the Finance team

Candidate Requirements:
  • Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • FMCG/Manufacturing industry background
  • A proven track record in the production of statutory accounts and returns to a high standard
  • Experience of SAP or equivalent ERP software
  • Advanced Excel
  • Collaborative, Analytical and Self-motivated personality

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