Financial Accountant, Heathrow, Logistics, up to £40k

Location
Hounslow
Salary
£35k - 40k per year
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Ref
ELH75
Contact
Ellie Heanue
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Accountant, Heathrow, Logistics, up to £40k

Are you a part-qualified/finalist Financial accountant looking for your next step? Following a company restructure in line with anticipated future growth, an exciting new position of Financial Accountant to join a renowned Logistics business. This role will be managing a new finance team and you will be responsible for the financial control of the UK business. This is comprised of 3 different entities, including tax, statutory and audit responsibilities as well as owning the liquidity/cash forecasting for the businesses.

Reporting into the Financial Controller you will be responsible for:

  • Management of all underlying subledgers and reconciliation with team members.
  • Management of audit process, developing relationships with external auditors.
  • Adhering to and developing internal financial controls, improving processes where necessary.
  • Production of accurate internal management reports along with the Management Accountants.
  • Leading the cash forecasting process.
  • Full spectrum of cash flow management and reconciliations.
  • Leading, developing and motivating the finance team of 5.
  • Managing the team functions – billing, credit control, accounts payable, banking & treasury.
  • Developing and improving finance system and processes for greater efficiency.
  • Establishing and maintaining financial policies and procedures for the company.
  • Understanding and adhering to financial regulations and legislation.
  • Working closely with the Finance Director, Financial Controller and Management Accountants.

Requirements:

  • Finalist/ Part-Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA
  • Managerial / Leadership / Mentorship experience
  • Multi-site experience.
  • Several years of experience as a finance accountant.
  • Background in transactional heavy organisations, e.g Cargo industry, industrial services or manufacturing.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Excel and modelling.
  • Strong leadership attributes with process.
  • Ability to foster strong teamwork amongst a large team.

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