Financial Accountant

England, Cheshire, Chester
£30000 - £35000 per annum + study, pension, flexible benefits
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Martin Christian
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

A great role for a part qualified Financial Accountant with excellent technical skills looking to work in a very dynamic environment.

Client Details

This is a leading, well recognised UK brand going through exciting change. Based in Chester, this company is a well known, local employer and offer a fantastic working environment with a market-leading benefits package.


As Financial Accountant, your role will be to control the general ledger taking a risk and control based approach where you will look to add value to existing processes and act as a key business partner to all areas across the business. Key aspects include:

  • Complete a full range of accounting processes including intercompany accounting, treasury accounting, accruals processing and consolidation
  • Responsible for ensuring the team achieves its objectives each month through accurate and timely postings, reconciliation and analytical review of GL entries
  • Month end accruals, treasury and fixed assets
  • Reviewing processes of GL
  • Involvement in key projects
  • Business partnering in respect of new or updated GL processes, identifying and implementing changes as required
  • Deal with internal audit and external audit team where required
  • Working closely with the statutory and technical accounting teams in supporting the preparation of statutory accounts


We are looking for the following experience and technical abilities for this Financial Accountant vacancy:

  • CIMA / ACCA / ACA part qualified or finalist
  • Strong technical accountancy knowledge
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel
  • Evidence of achieving tight deadlines and the ability to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge of large ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle

Job Offer

The benefits package for the Financial Accountant role includes:

  • £30-35,000 basic salary
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life cover
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • On site gym
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Great social events

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