Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + 10% bonus + pension
Reference: 10150/001_1519757955
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2018 18:59

Job Description

This is an exciting phase of our client's business developemnt having recently undergone a change of ownership. The UK is implementing a new target operating model and are investing in the North West as the hub for finance. The UK's management team are looking to bring on board a qualified accountant to support the financial accounting and governance agenda.

The objective of this role is to:

  • Produce month end reporting, budgets, forecasts and year end audit work for all head office entities
  • Look after monthly central cost centre reporting and monthly UK overhead cost review
  • Prepare all UK statutory accounts and reports with support from Financial Controller's
  • Produce consolidated cash flow forecast for all UK entities

Other duties include:

  • Agreeing and reconciling intercompany balances
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Keeping up to date with the latest standards such as FRS 101 and 102
  • Treasury support including 3rd party and intercompany loans, interest, dividends and capital transactions and FX
  • Ensuring all relevant disclosures and information is submitted for consolidation
  • Internal controls compliance
  • Supporting the head of finance with ERP data migration and other projects as they arise

The ideal candidate:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (possibly CIMA with solid practical experience in technical reporting roles)
  • Be able to work with large volumes of complex data
  • Systems experience of ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle and consolidation tools
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be confident in being able to support and challenge individuals on results and performance figures as you will have interaction with key senior management