Accountant - Peterborough
Our client, a manufacturing business with a global presence, based in Peterborough is looking to recruit an experienced Accountant to join its finance team.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Accountant role within the Business Support team at its' facility in Peterborough. The successful candidate will be required to report and analyse monthly results for Research & Development (R&D) and Current Product Support Engineering Spend. In addition to having a forward-looking approach to forecast future spend and analyse trends
Whilst this opportunity sits within the Finance function, a key component of this role will be effective business partnering with senior stakeholders in the Product Management and Engineering functions.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
*Month End close and Reporting support to the Product Group and Engineering functions.
*A focus on compliance to ensure adherence to Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) requirements
*Consolidation of balance of year forecasts for R&D and Current Product Maintenance spend
*Submission of Annual Business Plans, quarterly forecasts and 5 Year spend plans to help achieve short and longer term spend targets
*Supervisor responsibilities for an Apprentice level resource, including Performance Management processes
Skills and Experience:
Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
*Educated to a degree level or qualified by experience
*Professional Certification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
*The ability to demonstrate strong customer focus, accountability and effective communication skills
*Must be confident presenting financial information to senior management
Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
*Supervisor or Leadership experience
*Experienced user of MS Excel and PowerPoint
Salary: £47,000 to £53,000 (Depending on Experience)
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
25 days annual leave,
12 % bonus
Contributory pension scheme- The Company will double the employee's contribution Up to 10%
Contributory share scheme- The Company will match 50% of the employee's contribution
Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.
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