Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11657
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £32,000 to £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension/parking etc
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Financial Accountant. Our client, one of Leicestershires most prestigious employers, has engaged Paul Mitchell Associates to recruit an experienced Financial Accountant to join their finance team on a permanent basis due to an internal promotion. Ideally being ACA/ACCA or CIMA Finalist/Qualified, my client is looking for a strong character, with an exceptional financial discipline.

The role reports directly into the Finance Manager and will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts, financial reporting, and analysis.
The individual will have strong financial disciplines, the ability to understand and challenge Commercial / Operational / functional performance and deliver high-quality reporting into both the business.
Your main role will involve the following;
*Preparation of the monthly management accounts and submissions as required.
*Working with the Finance Manager and Finance team to ensure timely and accurate reporting in line with company deadlines and policies.
*General ledger control including balance sheet substantiation and analysis.
*Preparation of monthly audit working files
*Control the overhead expenditure analysis and control reporting.
*Work closely with budget holders to control spends and ensure costs are in line with budgets / forecasts.
*Working with the Finance Manager to ensure appropriate processes and control documentation is in place.
*Journal, accrual and prepayment preparation and review.
*Ensure an up to date understanding of the weekly management accounts and drivers of improvement plans.
*Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of budgets and 3 year plans. * Provide cover for various reports produced by the finance team.
*Extensive knowledge and appreciation of manufacturing processes is ideal
You will have the ability to work to tight deadlines, be a confident communicator across all levels of the business including non-financial areas.
In return, my client offers an excellent opportunity to join a thriving business that reward and promote within, offering a strong future for career focused individuals. For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404.n return, my client offers an excellent opportunity to join a thriving business that reward and promote within, offering a strong future for career focused individuals. For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404.

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