Financial Accountant

£35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Completion Bonus
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Chris Hacche
Job Title
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity to join a market leader in their field.  Currently seeking a Financial Accountant to join them on a 12 month fixed term contract basis and join them at a really exciting point in their history.  They have just completed a merger and acquired some really exciting new brands, doubling the size of the organisation and creating a real buzz throughout the business.

Working throughout the business, reporting to both financial and non-financial stakeholders, you would be a key member of the finance team; you will be critically evaluating and compiling financial information for decision making. 

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Compiling weekly financial summary and forecast, including commentary and all associated KPI's
*Following up with budget holders on cost centre forecasts
*Weekly and daily reporting;
*Business partnering with sales and marketing teams 
*Develop and own the financial forecast for sales and marketing 
*All accruals and postings in connection with overhead cost centre reporting 
*Maintenance of the fixed asset register including reporting and capitalisation of assets
*Consolidation of information for Group reporting and preparation for the monthly pack 
*Month end/Budget tasks as part of the relevant cycle
*Assisting with the reconciliation of the inter-company accounts at month end.

Candidates will ideally be studying towards a CIMA/ACCA qualification or be CIMA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent qualification). Ideally you will have experience in a manufacturing environment, however, experience of a FMCG environment would also be considered. Experience of KPI reporting, handling large amounts of data and business partnering with senior management. The ideal candidate will have a natural curiosity, a keenness to resolve issues in a timely fashion and a mind set that challenges positively. This is a fast paced working environment and would suit a bright and outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. Farrer Barnes Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. Farrer Barnes Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.