Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Derbyshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1237862753
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Leading Public sector organisation.

A challenging and rewarding technical management role.

Client Details

This is a well-established organisation with a fantastic reputation for training, development and progression. They offer flexible working as part of their open support for a positive work-life balance. They are looking for a technically minded senior accountant to join their management team.

Description
  • To provide financial advice as required.
  • To provide analysis on the financial position of the organisation to support decision making and risk management.
  • To provide accurate and timely financial reporting internally and externally.
  • To have ownership of the cash forecasting and loan covenants.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of applicable accounting standards and regulations ensuring the impact of any changes is interpreted, reviewed and applied in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining and managing a list of financial risks and opportunities.
  • Work with senior teams across the company to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.

Profile
  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).
  • Qualification or equivalent experience demonstrating proficiency of MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook).
  • Extensive post-qualification experience in a complex organisation.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise across technical accounting, business partnering, and financial strategy development.
  • Experience designing and implementing controls.
  • Experience leading a team in financial and statutory reporting for a multi billion business.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of applicable accounting standards and regulations; ensuring the impact of any changes is interpreted, reviewed and applied in a timely manner.
  • Reporting and presentations to Board / Audit Committee level.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise, delegate and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Intermediate Excel Skills essential (Pivot Tables, Lookup Formulas).
  • Experience support systems implementations.

Job Offer
  • Salary: £50,000-£75,000.
  • Competitive Pension scheme.
  • Excellent benefits.

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