Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: 14014795/001_1560328025
Contact Name: Ruairi Quinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2019 09:27

Job Description

Seeking a financial accountant to join the central financial control team and help to drive continuous improvement in accounting and financial control across the Group. A key focus will be to provide financial accounting support for the management of a high performing division's balance sheet and financial controls

Client Details

Our client is a well-known organisation in Manchester with over 70,000 employees and who have a few successful business divisions. They are a company who put a big emphasis on diversity and inclusion and this has been recognised by becoming a WISE member to increase gender diversity, partnering with Stonewall and being named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women. It is a fantastic business to join for someone hoping to progress their career.


The main responsibilities of the Financial Accountant are:

  • Act as the main contact for financial accounting support for groups highest performing business line
  • Produce statutory accounts for various Group subsidiaries and co-ordinating tax pack info
  • Run and continually improve the fixed asset impairment models for two main business lines
  • Present complex financial information to both finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Produce a variety of high quality balance sheet control account reconciliations
  • Review and submit accurate quarterly VAT returns
  • Look to streamline processes


  • Qualified ACA accountant
  • Strong excel skills with the ability to manage large quantities of data
  • Experience of producing statutory accounts
  • The ability to communicate with and draw information from various internal colleagues
  • Experience presenting complex information in a clear simplified way to both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Good time management skills, able to manage their own workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a large complex business, with large quantities of data would be an advantage

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Fantastic progression opportunities