Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Towcester
Salary: £Competitive
Reference: 3666727
Job Published: October 08, 2019 11:27

Job Description

Your new company 
This business are a fresh, fast-paced SME going through an exciting period of change. With a strong growth strategy they are driven to appoint the most forward-thinking, proactive team to support them in this.

Your new role 
This key position has been created to lead, manage and develop the team’s financial controls. In this position, you would be responsible for managing a small transactional finance team ensuring all statutory and management reporting deadlines are met and driving the development of financial systems, processes and procedures. Key areas covered include:

  • Managing a team of three staff including regular performance and development appraisals.
  • Oversee the purchase and sales ledger functions
  • VAT returns
  • Banking
  • Cash management
  • Cashflow forecasting and reporting.
  • Develop and maintain robust financial controls and processes.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • Ensure the successful completion of the annual audit
  • Year-end statutory accounts
  • Group consolidation and other reporting.
  • Month-end processes 

What you'll need to succeed 
The ideal person for this role will be full qualified with a proven and recent background in technical accounting. Commercially astute, it is essential that you have experience leading, managing and mentoring a team and are able to collaborate successfully with others at all levels and from multiple disciplines. Key qualities required include confidence, enthusiasm and a positive nature along with an advanced Excel skill set.

What you'll get in return 
This business will offer excellent benefits and the chance to progress in a value-adding role with a business going through an exciting period of change.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. For more information visit or call Hays Accountancy & Finance in Northampton