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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Lancashire, England, Lancaster
Up to GBP35000.0 per annum + £35,000
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A leading, well-established manufacturer based in Lancaster is looking to recruit a Financial Accountant on a permanent basis. This business will provide an excellent opportunity for a first-time mover from practice to progress in their career as the business continues its period of consistent growth.
Your new role

  • Assist in coordinating annual financial audits and address audit findings.
  • Group Treasury requirements, cash flow reporting, cash flow forecasting and FX trading
  • Continuously improve financial processes and internal controls.
  • Coordinate inter company accounting, reconciliations, and eliminations.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.
  • Prepare and consolidate financial statements for the manufacturing group.
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations and oversee tax filings.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven.
  • Qualified or part qualified in ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Background in Practise seeking a first move into industry or experience of financial accounting in a group manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (Sage 200 or similar preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary of £35,000. You will be working under a supportive Head of Finance and have the opportunity to develop and progress. There is on site parking and study support available. There is an offering of a hybrid pattern which would allow 2 days working from home per week. There is also the option to work part time hours to fit around personal commitments.
What you need to do now

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