Financial Accountant

Royston, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant (Metal)

Royston, Hertfordshire

Competitive Salary

At Johnson Matthey, our vision is to build our 3rd century through value adding sustainable technologies. We believe that by investing in our people we will have the best talent and by investing in our products and technology this will allow us to differentiate ourselves from our competitors. That will equate to our mission of being a great place to work.

Our Emission Control Technologies (ECT) Division excels in sustainable technology. We use our scientific know-how to create innovative products that play a crucial part in reducing harmful emissions and improving air quality, helping our customers meet legislative requirements globally. As a supplier of one third of catalysts into the automotive industry around the world, we are playing our part in creating a future for tomorrow.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join our friendly, professional Finance team. This is a pivotal role in which you will manage a small team who are responsible for a broad range of accountancy accountabilities related to metal. This is a unique opportunity in which you will ensure all client related metal reconciliations, forward purchases and metal accounts are prepared in an accurate and timely way. This is a great opportunity to be a member of a core team that helps enhance value for our customers and Johnson Matthey, and delivers manufacturing excellence.

Key responsibilities:     

- Provide accounting support to the Finance Manager and ensure all financial reporting deadlines and associated requirements covering general ledger sector for the ECT Royston Finance teams are met.

-Development and management of a small finance team.

-Manage your team to ensure that the daily purchases of Metal and all metal transfers and reconciliations take place on time and accurately. 

Are you the ideal candidate? You will have:

-Worked within a similar accountancy role. Experience gained within a manufacturing environment would be beneficial.

-An analytical approach with a keen eye for detail along with investigative skills and abilities.

-Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build strong cross departmental relationships to create and embed a business partnership process.

-IT literate with an advanced knowledge of Excel a knowledge of JD Edwards or SAP.

-ACCA or CIMA qualified/part qualified would be advantageous.

How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team click the apply button.

Closing date for applications: 24th October 2016                          

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.