Up to £41,000 DOE
We are committed to the provision of high quality social care services for people with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health and other needs. With an annual turnover in excess of £100 million, we are a complex organisation with diverse income streams. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Financial Accountant who shares our values and passion, and wants to make a positive impact. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in a complex business and is an interesting role that will allow involvement and contribution within both the financial accounting and management accounting aspects of financial reporting. To be successful in the role, you will be organised and dynamic, technically competent with significant experience of month end accounts processes. You will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA) with a minimum of one year post qualification experience of working in a commercial or accountancy setting.
You will be based in our friendly finance department operating in our Head Office in Stockport. You will play a key role within the Financial Reporting Team, operating in a broad role and reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant. You will be hard working and enthusiastic, with a genuine interest in our business activities, challenges and targets. You will be highly numerate, analytical and IT literate, and particularly confident with Excel. You will be conscientious, well organised and self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.
The role will include the preparation of monthly management accounts including responsibility for Balance Sheet reconciliations, and you will also assist in the preparation of statutory group accounts. You will participate in budget setting, financial performance review and variance analysis
You must demonstrate a thorough background and understanding of accounts preparation gained from working in an accountancy setting, whether in commerce or practice. A well organised and structured approach encompassing process improvement combined with the ability to allocate and delegate work will ensure reporting deadlines are met.
You will have a demonstrable commitment to personal and professional development, with an interest in keeping abreast of changes in accounting standards and best practice.