Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012021-1996048_1610106749
Contact Name: Mark Houghton
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2021 11:52

Job Description

This brand new role is an exceptional opportunity for a 1-3 year post qualified accountant and an ideal position for an experienced industry accountant who is looking to work for a global organisation. Our client is looking for someone with extensive stakeholder management experience and is well versed in dealing with non-finance professionals.

Client Details

Our client is a well known global organisation that has a diverse portfolio within the Energy sector.


  • Maintain integrity and assurance of the financial ledgers and operate key reconciliation controls.
  • Responsible for monthly financial reporting analysis, reconciliations and adjustments.
  • Input to monthly and quarterly reporting, formal forecasts, medium-term plans and investment surveys. Accountable for their submission into the financial systems of our shareholders.
  • Assisting the integration of new operations including the establishment of new companies within the reporting systems.
  • The provision of external audit requirements to quality and time and identification and delivery of improvements in this process.
  • Ensuring accounting policies are successfully implemented and operating effectively.
  • Input to the statutory accounts process and production of those accounts under UK GAAP to ensure a smooth audit process and timely completion.
  • Liaising with the Finance Shared Service Centre to ensure accuracy, quality and timeliness of financial information.
  • Liaising with other specialists such as the tax department, treasury department, hedging department to ensure compliance.
  • Initiating improvements to the reporting processes to achieve an efficient and effective reporting process.
  • Helping to manage the provision of internal governance, risk and control requirements to quality and time and identification and delivery of improvements in this process.
  • Assist the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager in the identification and implementation of opportunities for continuous development of processes and information to meet changing customer needs.
  • Assist the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager with the delivery of documentation on the team's key processes.


  • Accounting qualification (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA) or studying towards accounting qualification.
  • Knowledge of both UK GAAP and IFRS, experience of preparing statutory accounts is ideal but not essential
  • Knowledge of accounting policies, processes and systems and the confidence to apply them to practical examples is essential.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and development of skills and knowledge

Job Offer

Highly competitive basic salary and package.