Senior Financial Accountant

Location
England, East Midlands
Salary
£55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
14039943/001
Contact
Rebecca Sherman
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Leading Public sector organisation.

A challenging and rewarding technical management role.

Client Details

This is a well-established organisation with a fantastic reputation for training, development and progression. They offer flexible working as part of their open support for a positive work-life balance. They are looking for a technically minded senior accountant to join their management team.

Description

  • To provide financial advice as required.
  • To provide analysis on the financial position of the organisation to support decision making and risk management.
  • To provide accurate and timely financial reporting internally and externally.
  • To have ownership of the cash forecasting and loan covenants.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of applicable accounting standards and regulations ensuring the impact of any changes is interpreted, reviewed and applied in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining and managing a list of financial risks and opportunities.
  • Work with senior teams across the company to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.

Profile

  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).
  • Qualification or equivalent experience demonstrating proficiency of MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook).
  • Extensive post-qualification experience in a complex organisation.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise across technical accounting, business partnering, and financial strategy development.
  • Experience designing and implementing controls.
  • Experience leading a team in financial and statutory reporting for a multi billion business.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of applicable accounting standards and regulations; ensuring the impact of any changes is interpreted, reviewed and applied in a timely manner.
  • Reporting and presentations to Board / Audit Committee level.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise, delegate and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Intermediate Excel Skills essential (Pivot Tables, Lookup Formulas).
  • Experience support systems implementations.

Job Offer

  • Salary: £50,000-£75,000.
  • Competitive Pension scheme.
  • Excellent benefits.
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