Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pontypool, Torfaen
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: 3938756_1614357139
Contact Name: Joel Wray
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2021 16:32

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant - Pontypool - Up to £40,000

Your new company
Your new company is a market leading manufacturer.

Your new role
This role sits within the Financial Accounting team, you will be responsible for maintaining proper processes and controls as well as the management of a team of assistant accountants.

Improving internal procedures and standardising processes across multiple accounting systems will be a key part of the role. The role will also be the providing support to other colleagues within the team where required on a variety of tasks, continuous improvement, governance and financial control based activities.

Duties are to include;

  • Supervising maintaining and operating financial systems and processes in a constantly changing environment.
  • Supporting data input on various accounting systems and the monthly financial close process.
  • Supporting with preparation of monthly journals.
  • Monthly and yearly reporting in line with company deadlines.
  • Examining and analysing financial information. Presenting findings (written and verbal) to senior management Reviewing journals and reconciliations for accuracy & ensuring the integrity of the Nominal Ledger.
  • Leading and supporting the team with the ongoing reduction of reconciling item numbers and identifying methods to drive down items arising on a recurrent basis.
  • Developing good understanding of the various business units including Timetables, Chart of Accounts, Service Level Agreements, Accounting Systems, processes, systems and business.
  • Developing strong relationships with your finance contacts, through regular customer interaction ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained. Liaising with them and assisting them with any fixed asset or leasing queries.
  • Leading the team in various compliance and continuous improvement activities.
  • Identifying, implementing and driving value added activities throughout the organisation.
  • Supporting internal and external audit requests and various other compliance activities.

What you'll need to succeed
Qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) ideally with some line management experience. Strong excel skills

What you'll get in return
Up to £40,000
Market leading benefits package (explained fully upon application)
Flexible working options available.

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