Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Fusion People
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1191304670
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant
As a Financial Accountant you will contribute continuously to the strategic development by defining and implementing effective accounting policies, financial systems, controls, processes and reports.
About the role:
*Contribute financial expertise to the development of strategic financial systems which will operate within a network of integrated corporate systems and deliver reliable financial information for budget management and decision-making purposes.
*Organise and manage assigned areas to support the preparation and publication of the Annual Report and Accounts and the quarterly reports for consolidation in the DfT group; engage with non-financial stakeholders and support the efficient completion of the external audit.
*Define, implement and monitor the financial policies, operational procedures and performance measures necessary to maintain the integrity of financial data and make high-quality financial information available to key stakeholders.
*Build effective working relationships across the organisation to provide a trusted financial advisory service, interpreting financial issues and information for decision makers and securing non-financial information to meet reporting needs.
*Provide expert technical advice to senior financial management based on excellent knowledge of technical accounting standards and on benchmarking the approach of other organisations and implement appropriate changes.
*Share professional expertise with financial colleagues and non-financial managers to enable them to become effective financial managers.
*Support business teams in procuring the financial information they need and produce tailored financial reports to meet their business needs.

About You:
*Must be a qualified financial accountant, with a recognised body.
*Understand International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and technical accounting matters, with knowledge of how to interpret, apply and communicate complex financial issues to both financial and non-financial colleagues.
*Have experience working within a Finance function.
*IT skills with recent and up-to-date experience of ERP systems, ability to use Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint to an advanced level.
*Ability to produce and present documents and reports to a variety of audiences and ability to explain financial matters to non-financial audiences.
Details
*Location: Birmingham
*Salary: £36300- 45375
*Duration: Permanent

Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia Jarrett on 0117 917 4560

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