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Financial Accountant

Michael Page
England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

You will work closely with the Financial Controller, the senior leadership team and Group Finance team to provide accurate company financial information. This will include monthly financial accounts, VAT returns, Reconcile C79 returns, R&D claims, involvement in Corporation Tax calculations and the supporting payroll function.

Client Details

Our client has seen 100% growth in sales over the last 2 years as a subsidiary of an ever growing group. You will be part of their journey of growth in our new state-of-the-art facility.


  • Ensure financial accounts comply with relevant statutory and accounting standards.
  • Prepare and review with Financial Controller monthly company P&L and Balance sheet.
  • Prepare and review with Financial Controller annual statutory accounts.
  • Ensure company conforms to group requirements for internal control processes.
  • Review month end accruals and prepayments reports with Financial Controller in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns to HMRC in a timely manner.
  • Post monthly salaries related journals.
  • Reconcile monthly C79, Deferred statements and CDS statements.
  • Assist the Financial controller in preparing corporation tax requires for Group.
  • Review and prepare R&D claims for submission to head office tax department.
  • Monthly CIS submissions
  • Monitor and review Tax Risk registers with Financial Controller


  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent
  • Significant post qualification experience in a senior role within a busy finance team
  • Experience in work in a matrix organisation
  • Experience working in manufacturing environment.
  • Experience preparing monthly financial statements.
  • Significant financial reconciliation experience
  • Preparation of statutory annual returns

Job Offer

You will have flexible working arrangements, private medical health care, a highly competitive pension scheme and inclusive employment practices. We give all our employees 3 paid days volunteering and 27 days annual leave.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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