Financial Accountant

Job details

Posted Thursday 21 March 2024
Salary £70,000
Location Didcot
Job type Permanent
Reference 2994
Recruiter Name Nathan Freestone
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Senior Financial Accountant - South Oxfordshire - £70,000 plus bonus - 4 days in office

Wade Macdonald are delighted to be supporting this well-known and fast growth Engineering Business with their search for a talented Senior Accountant.

The role will support the Financial Controller and will support the Commercial finance Teams in- relation to decision making.

Key role functions:

  • Own the month end close process, ensuring all journals are completed by the accounting team in a timely manner and reconciliations are maintained to a high standard.
  • Support Finance Business Partners to understand variances to budget across all functions, and contribute to Finance and Central budget preparation
  • Review and reconcile balance sheet accounts, presenting monthly to Financial Controller
  • Identify and deliver process improvements across the function to evolve ways of working as a team Review contract documentation to prepare technical accounting papers in accordance with FRS 102
  • Own the annual statutory audit process, ensuring that audit information is delivered on time and procedures are managed efficiently
  • Ensure all accounting records are appropriately kept and in line with required legislation (FRS 102, HMRC, Companies Act)
  • Be subject matter expert in Finance areas of Microsoft Dynamics F&O (ERP), collaborating with System as appropriate, to support accurate business process and accounting, with a specific focus on inventory recording
  • Support the Financial Controller with treasury matters, including working capital and FX management
  • Support the Head of Tax with Corporation Tax, RDEC and WHT filings on an ad-hoc basis
  • Mentor up to two Financial Accountants, sharing professional and technical feedback
  • Partner with other financial functions to identify and deliver improvements to business processes

Experience required:

Qualified Accountant

Experienced in inventory management from a related industry e.g Pharmaceuticals, FMCG or Manufacturing

Strong Analytical and Business Partnering capability

How to apply?

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