Financial Accountant

Hybrid working model
Broad financial, management and statutory accounting and reporting role

About Our Client

My client is a global FMCG business with 7 manufacturing sites and over 75 years of tenure. They are very flexible around working from home.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant will have the following duties;
Timely and accurate submission of all statutory financial and management accounting and reporting for the business regions according to reporting deadlines
Month end/year end reporting including completing monthly management accounts , operating expenses, group projects, exceptional items, taxation and miscellaneous income and expense
Developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements
Support the commercial activities by working directly with local management to measure, analyse and report on performance and profitability
Understand the strategy and performance of the business in order to provide value add support to the business for key business decisions
All fiscal and tax compliance reporting and submissions according to local requirements
Timely and accurate preparation of budget working together with local teams
Accountable for both internal and external audits including review of internal controls and policies
Ensure all Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Accountant will likely have the following profile;
Fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/CA desired)
The ideal candidate will have over 3 years experience working in a senior financial accounting role
Knowledge and experience in IFRS.
Experience of working in a manufacturing business is highly beneficial.
Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to prioritise and organise their workload and commitment to meet financial deadlines.
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Self directed and self-motivated.
Strong interpersonal skills
IT literate with advanced Excel skills and finance system experience essential, preferably JD Edwards.

What's on Offer

The Financial Accountant will be offering the following package;
Salary £45,000 - £56,500
Bonus - up to 14%
Pension - match up to 8%
X5 salary in life assurance
3 months' notice applied
Core hours 8.30am - 4.30pm M-F (37.5 hour week)
36 days annual leave including bank holiday's, 3 days fixed for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and NY Day. Remaining 33 to be used freely

Jonathan Crichton

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