Accountant-15 mnths contract

Job Title: Accountant-15 mnths contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: 3985938_1621283576
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2021 21:33

Job Description

Accountant - Remote/Office Working - Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - Manufacturing Group - Fixed Term 15 Months

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading Manufacturing Group based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire to recruit for a dynamic and experienced Accountant for a 15-month fixed term contract. A varied and hands-on Accountant role reporting directly into the Financial Controller, this position is currently offering remote working then a hybrid of remote and office working going forward. The position is working within a hands-on accounting team where you will be given the opportunity to challenge current processes and assist in the further development of the finance function.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve working with the financial controlling teams to ensure month-end deadlines are met and the results are understood. Oversee balance sheet reconciliations allowing timely review and any issues/concerns are raised. You will review production order variances and WIP, annual cost roll, along with making sure regulatory reporting deadlines are met for VAT/Tax/Intrastat and statutory accounts. You will produce monthly reports including key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting (sales margin reporting, profit and profit centres). You will assist with budget preparation, liaise with other departments such as tax and treasury when required, along with assisting the finance team in improving processes and controls. You will promote and communicate best practice procedures of internal controls, along with c o-ordinate and assist with the annual external audit.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this exciting and hands-on Accountant role you will need experience within a similar position, part qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or qualified by experience, with strong MS Excel skills. You will be involved in all aspects of financial accounting including month-end close, balance sheet reconciliations, statutory accounts, VAT, controlling and AP/AR. You will be able to deal with multiple sites, able to present technical data to non-finance managers, and have the ability to meet pressurised deadlines. You will have a willingness to challenge and suggest improvements, be a self-starter, with excellent communication skills. Experience within SAP would be advantageous but not essential.

What you'll get in return

This fast-paced Accountant position is offering a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum dependable on experience, for a fixed term contract of 15 months. Based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire this position is offering remote working then a hybrid of remote/office working in the future. A great opportunity to really add value, support process improvement and developments and join a leading/growing Group.

What you need to do now

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