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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Bristol, England
GBP50000.0 - GBP60000.0 per annum + £50,000 - £60,000
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Your new company
An international services company based here in Bristol is looking for a Financial Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis. A great opportunity for someone to grow into a Financial Controller role in the next 12-18 months.

Your new role
Reporting into the Finance Director this role is key in ensuring the smooth running of the finance function in relation to all transactional, reporting and tax matters and liaising with the group. Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversee smooth running of ledgers across UK and other international subsidiaries.
  • Prepare the consolidated statutory financial statements.
  • Ensure full notes and ensure commentaries are produced on all accounts
  • Prepare and manage all year-end work, including tax reporting and VAT returns
  • Liaise with the project office as necessary to ensure project revenue and reporting is accurate.
  • Manage Finance staff that are engaged in transactional work and supporting others in the business.
  • Assist the external auditors with their queries
  • Provide cover for the Finance Director where required
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis work as required

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a qualified accountant, ideally ACA or ACCA. This person will, ideally, already be working within industry and be happy working in an SME business that has a range of different stakeholders both locally and further afield. You should be articulate, confident and if you had Oracle experience, that would be a bonus. This role is based here in Bristol, close to local transport links and has parking on site.

What you'll get in return
The role is offering a competitive salary, flexible working, a yearly bonus along with other benefits. The client would like this role to develop into a Financial Controller role, so a good opportunity for someone to progress in their career.

What you need to do now

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