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Company Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
GBP40000.0 - GBP50000.0 per annum + £40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Company Accountant
Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in a well-established manufacturing organisation? Do you have a passion for numbers and a keen eye for detail? Do you want to join a friendly and supportive team that values your contribution and skills?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

I am working with a leading manufacturer of high-quality products, serving a diverse and loyal customer base for over 50 years. They are proud of their reputation for excellence and innovation, and are looking for a company accountant to join our finance department and help us achieve their goals.

As the company accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the finance function and leading the small finance team
  • Preparing and presenting full monthly management accounts, including profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow and variance analysis
  • Developing and maintaining budgets and forecasts, and providing regular reports to the management team
  • Monitoring and reporting on cash flow and working capital, and ensuring effective cash management
  • Analysing product costing and profitability, and identifying areas for improvement
  • Liaising with external auditors, tax advisors, banks and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting standards, policies and procedures

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • An accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, AAT or Qualified by experience)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with exposure to costing
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to interact with senior management and other departments
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with accounting software (Sage ideally)
  • A proactive, problem-solving and analytical mindset
  • A positive, flexible and team-oriented attitude

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive salary of up to £50,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • A 37.5 hour working week, with flexible working hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

To apply:

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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