Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidenhead
Salary: up to £50k depending on skills
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Job Published: February 08, 2021 18:01

Job Description

Financial accountant in Central Maidenhead 

Hanson is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of construction materials, employing over 3,500 people and operating around 300 manufacturing plants and is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete. The materials and products we make underpin our communities and are used in some of the country’s most innovative and iconic structures.

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business, trusted and respected for the ethics we adopt and the products we supply. 

We are seeking a financial accountant to join our head office team in Maidenhead, Berkshire – a great move for a someone looking to broaden their experience and gain their first post qualification role in industry.

With responsibility for all aspects of financial reporting, including actuals, budget and forecast for an assigned part/s of our business, you will, ideally, be a graduate with a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA) plus, 1-2 years’ post-qualification experience in general practice.

The role includes assisting the business by determining specific accounting entries and by providing technical accounting advice – including IFRS 16 (leases), IFRS 15 (revenue recognition) and IFRS 9 (financial instrument), plus the preparation and review of FRS 101/FRS 102 statutory accounts.

You will also be responsible for providing accounting assistance regarding annual impairment reviews, pensions and property transactions, as well as assisting in ensuring non-financial reporting requirements are fulfilled and the integrity of our corporate internal control environment is maintained.

The successful candidate will have excellent communications skills and proven ability to work independently and as part of a close-knit team.  As well as strong attention to detail you will need to be comfortable working with a wide range of people and demonstrate a curious mindset and the ability to develop creative solutions.

Our remuneration package includes a salary of up to £50k depending on skills and experience and a range of benefits including 27 days holiday, contributory pension scheme and an employee discount scheme – plus on-going training and development opportunities to help further your career.

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We are an equal opportunities employer. Please ensure you are legally able to work in the UK before applying for this role.