Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12270
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 12-month FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Greg Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12270 – Financial Accountant (12-month FTC) Job Spec

Location: Kettering


Our client – a highly successful multinational manufacturing organisation based in Kettering – is seeking a technically literate Financial Accountant possessing experience with group consolidations, tax & VAT, statutory accounts preparation & audits to join their team for a full-time 12-month fixed-term-contract.

Reporting to the CFO and working with the Group Financial Control team / various stakeholders, the successful candidate will be responsible for preparing & consolidating financial reporting at Group level for both internal / external reporting purposes. The role will work primarily across the Finance function, with exposure to other support functions, parent company, HMRC & external audit firms.

Key accountabilities & responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of month-end, quarter-end & year-end financial reporting,
  • Preparation of statutory accounts (for all entities),
  • Preparation of corporation tax (UK/US),
  • Preparation of pension accounts (Group & Exec scheme),
  • Coordination of external audits (statutory & SOx),
  • Working with the wider Financial Control team to improve process / system efficiency, effectiveness & control,
  • Preparation of regular government returns for all entities (Intrastat, VAT, CIS, ONS),
  • Monthly delivery of balance sheet reconciliations.


The Right Person

  • Part OR qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent),
  • ESSENTIAL: Technical accounting knowledge, strong MS Excel, ERP & systems experience,
  • Experience with group consolidations, tax & VAT, statutory accounts preparation & audits,
  • Experience working within a large multinational manufacturing / FMCG environment,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills.



  • Appointment Type: 12-month Fixed-Term-Contract
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • 7.5% Bonus
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Hybrid Working Available (1-2 Days in Office)
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Private Health
  • Pension
  • Discounts

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12270) on 0116 254 9404.