Accountant - Fixed Term

Job Title: Accountant - Fixed Term
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 3650821_1565111124
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2019 18:05

Job Description

Accountant - Fixed Term - 14 Months - Salary Competitive - Based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - Hays

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading and well-established manufacturing/logistics organisation based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire to recruit for a dynamic and experienced Accountant for a 14-month fixed term contract. An exciting opportunity reporting into the Financial Controller involving financial reporting, analysis and decision making along with business partnering to the wider business.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve the preparation of budgets, quarterly/weekly forecasts, accruals, prepayments, journal posting along with balance sheet reconciliations, monthly cost bridge for monthly management accounts and developing/implementing the appropriate KPI's. You will be responsible for analysis and reporting of variance to forecast, ensuring transactions are recorded accurately and timely along with identifying/implementing the appropriate checks to validate integrity of management accounts. You will assist in the strategic development of systems to improve reporting along with business partnering with various internal teams to allow them to understand the financial implications of their activities. You will be involved in a range of projects and ad-hoc duties to support senior management.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this hands-on and varied Accountant position you must have experience within a similar role, ideally part-qualified/qualified ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience. It is essential you have knowledge of journal postings, balance sheet reconciliations and month-end accruals along with being able to provide detailed variance analysis and budgetary control. You will have strong MS Excel and systems experience, key communication skills to build internal/external relationships along with being analytical and tenacious. Any experience within the Logistics/Manufacturing sector would be advantageous.

What you'll get in return

This varied Accountant role is offering a competitive salary on a 14 months fixed term contract based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Offering on-site parking, life assurance, contributory pension scheme, bonus scheme and a flexible benefits programme. A great opportunity to join a leading and well-established organisation where you can really influence the wider business and support further growth.

What you need to do now

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