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Financial Accountant - FTC

Hays Senior Finance
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester
GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + FTC
Closing date
27 Oct 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

An interim Financial Accountant role covering a maternity leave for a leading logistics business in Manchester

Your new company
A leading logistics business in Manchester.

Your new role
A Financial Accountant fixed term contract, covering a maternity leave and reporting to the Financial Controller.
You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of financial records, in relation to the period and year-end balance sheets. You'll help manage cashflow and working capital budgets and forecasts. You'll also be responsible for delivering accurate external reports to tight deadlines. You'll take the lead on efficiency projects to improve financial controls and finance related business systems. You'll also offer the provision of financial support to our board of Directors and the SMT, through offering financial guidance when making operational decisions. You will support the FC with the management of the transactional team. You'll also be involved in external audits and assist with the production of the statutory accounts.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant, with a technically strong financial accounting background, including the management of financial balance sheets. You will have a good understanding of audit and taxation and the delivery of financial statements. You will be highly IT literate with previous experience of large ERP systems, such as SAP or Oracle. You`ll be used to working to tight deadlines and under pressure to achieve financial business objectives. Commercially astute and articulate when communicating to all levels of staff within a business. You will be available to start at short notice and happy to commit to a contract role.

What you'll get in return
A rewarding Fixed Term Contract for at least 12 months, with the possibility of extension. Hybrid flexible working. A competitive benefits package.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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