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Contact
Ben Lees-Bowyer

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
£45,000 – £52,000
Hours
Monday – Friday – 37 hours per week (early finish on a Friday)
Reference
BLB26109
Date added
Tuesday, 21st May 2024

Our successful client is a major manufacturing company based in Telford and they are currently looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to join their finance team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for the management, control and development of an allocated section of the finance dept as well as preparation of financial statements in accordance with required standards. You will also be responsible for delivery of monthly financial information and analysis to inform and guide sustainable business decisions and improvements and advising Operational and Senior Management Team on a range of financial issues.

You will be responsible for:

  • Management of business units finance department – Manage activities and output of section, manage / develop the team, system approvals, implement new enhanced statutory and management reporting processes
  • Month End / Year End Financial Statement Creation – Ensure deadlines are achieved, continuously improve processes for preparing financial statements, coordinate sections for reporting and period year end close, coordinate statutory audit
  • Project Work – Develop and implement projects, identify and provide financial support to other departments, establish and maintain relationships in the Group through group wide initiatives
  • Financial Analysis/Budgeting – Co-ordinate, plan and direct aspects of budgeting process, act as finance business partner for non-finance members, revise standard costs, advise and agree cost down plans, review and challenge expense, indirect headcount and capex plans, prepare and present business plan targets to management
  • IT Systems – Ensure accuracy of financial information in ERP finance systems, operate as super user, identify and implement improvements and development of systems, test deploy major system upgrades and changes
  • Financial Controls / Compliance – Ensure adherence and improvement of internal controls, engage and manage relationships with key external stakeholders, take leadership of internal and external audits and controls.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will ideally be fully qualified(ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a proven ability in management and financial accounting, financial planning and analysis, group reporting, enterprise resource planning, management information systems and finance systems knowledge. Ideally you will have previous experience in the manufacturing/engineering sector.

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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