Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 01/07/2019
Reference: 14010412/001_1556025780
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 23, 2019 14:23

Job Description

The Senior Financial Accountant will lead a small team to produce weekly and monthly financial statements, manage the financial internal control environment and prepare budget & forecast data. An interesting and challenging role in a growing business.

Client Details

A UK leading manufacturing business, who previous and ongoing growth over the past few years. They are seeking a passionate and talented individual who can support and drive future success of the business.


The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Managing a team of Assistant Financial Accountants, including ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Preparation of monthly site accounts in line with Group reporting deadlines
  • Production and submission of statutory returns
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of a monthly audit file with supporting documentation
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Quarterly forecast and annual budget preparation for Overheads and forecast/budget Balance Sheet and Cash flow
  • Year End reporting - Group Statutory packs


The successful Senior Financial Accountant will:

  • Hold a fully recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Minimum of 5 years practical financial accounts experience

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working within Manufacturing/FMCG is preferable

  • Strong Financial system management and a good understanding of internal controls

  • Strong experience in leading a team / managing people
  • Hard working, ambitious and eager to succeed
  • Driven and motivated to progress

Job Offer

Salary range £45-£55,000 (doe) + benefits.