Financial Accountant

Job details

Posted Wednesday 25 October 2023
Location Didcot
Job type Permanent
Reference 2985
Recruiter Name Miles Gallagher
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Financial Accountant 

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting a Financial Accountant for a well-known and highly innovative engineering company based in Wantage, Oxfordshire.

We are looking for a passionate qualified Financial Accountant who is looking for a move into industry ready to embark on a rewarding journey with a growing Finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Record and report financial transactions with precision.
  • Handle diverse accounting tasks, from journals to reconciliations.
  • Prepare technical accounting papers based on contract documentation.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for insightful financial analysis.
  • Be the subject matter expert for assigned balance sheet and P&L areas.
  • Manage month-end close processes efficiently.
  • Identify and deliver improvements for balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and legislation.
  • Own the annual audit process, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate accounting records.
  • Support ERP development, especially Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Assist with treasury and tax matters.
  • Drive process improvements in collaboration with financial partners.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with 0-2 years PQE.
  • 3+ years of relevant financial accounting experience.
  • Degree or equivalent with a strong academic/professional record.
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a dynamic environment.
  • Problem-solving skills and a passion for financial matters.
  • Experience with Microsoft D365 and PowerBI (desired but not essential).

Personal Attributes:

  • Tenacious, reliable, and intellectually curious.
  • Committed to continuous learning and open to change.
  • Eager to embrace new technologies and processes.


£48,000 - £53,000 plus bonus and benefits


Wantage, Oxfordshire