Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £41000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We're recruiting a Financial Accountant for a fast-paced private equity backed business in Chesterfield. With their unique and niche position in the market, this is an excellent business for an ambitious Financial Accountant to develop and progress in their career.

The successful individual will report to the CFO with close interaction with the Senior Management team. This role goes beyond month end responsibilities and will include interesting opportunities to get involved with projects and value-adding commercial tasks in different areas of the business.

Key responsibilities
1.Ensure all legal and statutory compliance on timely manner
2.Excellent understanding and previous experience of product costing, bill of materials and maintenance of master data on the ERP system
3.Responsible for the preparation of management accounts for the trading and other group companies by working day 4 including financial and non-financial kpis
4.Explain variances in the monthly management accounts and responsible for delivering the management information pack for CFO review
5.Completion of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for CFO review
6.Full responsibility of managing the auditors for all group companies including preparing draft annual accounts
7.Ensure reporting to external agencies is accurate and timely for example VAT, PAYE and NI, Pensions, insurance broker, Corporation tax and statistical information
8.Prepare VAT return and timely submission
9.Ensure improvements in working capital management through weekly review of aged debt profile and be prepared to speak to customers to respond to any queries and reduced overdue debts
10.Working closely with the CFO in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and 3-year plan
11.Preparation of cash flow and other forecasts as necessary
12.Ensure payroll data is sent promptly to facilitate external company can accurately prepare the payroll each month
13.Work with the CFO to complete standard operating process and implement robust internal controls across the business
14.Closely review and report capex spend on a monthly basis

The successful candidate will have the following;
Proven track record in a similar role
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
Quick learner and a good understanding of ERP system.