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Accountant - Global Chemicals Business - £50-55,000

Hays Senior Finance
London, England, City of London / England, London / West End, England, London
GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Energy, utilities and mining
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be working for a market leading chemical company that operates 27 businesses across the globe. The business has a £60 million turnover and is constantly growing due to acquisitions. The company has a friendly working culture with excellent career development opportunities within this role, with the scope to progress both upwards and into different teams. You will gain exposure to senior stakeholders and learn from an impressive team of finance professionals.

Your new role
You will be working as an Accountant reporting to the Senior Accountant. Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing the weekly cashflow forecasts and reporting to Treasury
  • Preparing the statutory accounts under IFRS
  • Supporting with VAT returns and corporation tax pack preparation
  • Business partnering with people across the international business
  • Analysis of fixed costs and balance sheets
  • As-hoc responsibilities including supporting the audit, M&A activities, and cash management initiatives.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a recently ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant from either a practice or industry trained background. Any SAP experience would be an advantage. You must have strong communications skills and an eagerness to get involved across the team.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a 20% bonus which has typically been paid out and a comprehensive benefits package including pension contributions, retail discounts and healthcare discounts. Fantastic opportunity in your career to grow and learn from impressive professionals with excellent career progression and career development opportunities.

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. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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