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Financial Accountant

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28 Jan 2022

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Our client is now looking for a Financial Accountant to join their busy team in Dover!

Salary: £35k - £40k DOE

You will be responsible for the monitoring of all operational costs incurred by the business and its subsidiaries. The role will ensure that all spend is procured with reference to the appropriate budget and is coded correctly. The job holder will be expected to recommend and action opportunities for reducing the cost profile of the business with due regard to customer expectations and agreed levels of service.

About the role:

You will be involved with the annual budget process and monthly forecasting and have the ability to strongly challenge budget holders about their spend and forecasts and make decisions that may be unpopular.

The post holder will ensure the timely delivery of all reports necessary for the completion of the monthly management accounts and the statutory accounts. You will need to be able to confidently present your analyses to the relevant audience across the organisation.

Financial Accountant Requirements:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • They will consider newly or part-qualified
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of working within a finance environment
  • Have an excellent commercial sense, with the ability to analyse information from different sources, and make informed business decisions.
  • Highly organised, analytical, logical and numerical, with the ability to work without supervision at times
  • Experience of and competent in computerised office systems including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy and attention to detail

Financial Accountant Benefits:
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hybrid working
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 3rd party discounts

About The Company:

Our client is Europe's busiest ferry port, handling a significant proportion of the UKs trade in goods. Each year more than 2 million freight vehicles, 2 million tourist vehicles and 10 million passengers pass through the Port. They also welcome more than 100 cruise ships, 150 cargo vessels and 4,000 leisure boats each year.

Providing the infrastructure to support this busy 24/7 operation requires a dedicated team of people working in a diverse range of roles. They are committed to developing the skills and industry knowledge of their employees to enhance performance and support the achievement of their business objectives.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Financial Accountant, please apply now!
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