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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Cheshire, Ellesmere Port, England
GBP50000.0 - GBP55000.0 per annum + £50,000 - £55,000 + bonus + 2 days WFH
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

Hays Senior Finance are working with a £300m t/o manufacturing business who form part of a larger global group. This modern and innovative company is continuing to invest heavily in R&D which should see volumes and profits grow further in the coming years. The business has multiple manufacturing sites but everything is controller from the UK head office which has the full accounts team from transactional through to the CFO.

As Financial Accountant you will assist in the delivery of financial reporting for the Group. You will work with the Group Finance Manager to prepare internal and external reports; providing accurate financial data to assist the business in measuring achievements. Key elements of the role will include maintenance of the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations, supporting period end close, processing journal entries, carrying out system validation checks and maintenance of operational controls, assisting in the delivery of financial reporting for the Group.

Key duties include:

  • Assist in production of monthly and annual financial reports.
  • Provide information requests for the external and internal auditors.
  • Maintain system master data in the ERP system. Project work to include system upgrades and new module implementations.
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations, including general ledger accounts and sub-ledger accounts.
  • Understand significant balances or variances so that an accurate explanation can be provided to the Group Finance Manager.
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts, including notes and disclosures.
  • Corporation tax and R&D analysis.
  • Duty reporting and VAT return computation.
  • Validate adherence to delegated financial authorities, policies and procedures.·

We are keen to speak to qualified accountants who live close to Ellesmere Port and have relevant Financial Accounting skills - ideally with experience of IFRS16, Intercompany Accounting, Consolidations, Statutory Accounts and previous ERP experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business that can offer career development in a number of different areas. This is a highly flexible business which offers two days a week working from home as well as flexible start and end times. There is a 35hr week contract and an excellent benefits package. Please apply today and we will consider your application. We are unable to support overseas applications at this time.

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