Senior Practice Accountant

Recruiter
Cogent Staffing
Location
Aberdeen, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1231082752
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cogent Staffing are now working with a client who are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team from a practice background. They want someone from this environment due to looking for an accountant with strong understanding and implementation of Change management. This role will be perfect for someone who is looking to make their first (or even second!) step into industry from the practice environment.

The successful application will support and report in to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for compliance within the group as well as with statutory reporting and tax. You will be supported in the role by the external audit and tax teams. The role will also play a supporting role in creating an environment that will help to improve operational efficiency between the finances teams and processes they use.

We are looking for a Financial Accountant that develops standard operating procedures, checklists and guides whilst ensuring all current processes are correct and adhered to. At least 5 years directly related experience and the desire to drive continuous improvement are essential to this role.

The candidate will be:
  • Qualified or undertaking ACCA or CIMA Training

OR
  • Have served more than 5 in an accountancy setting
  • A track record of successfully using date from P&L's and balance sheets
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of SAGE
  • Previous experience of system implementation and change management

A full job specification can be provided upon application and discussion to make sure this role will be right for you. If you have any questions please call me on 01422, 413 813.

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