Senior Financial Accountant - Birmingham

£40,000 - £50,000 - Financial
Ref: 216 Date Posted: Monday 16 Sep 2019
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RattrayParkin are working exclusively with a high-growth manufacturing business in Birmingham to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced business in a pivotal position reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

The successful candidate will work alongside business leaders to provide strong financial accounting and reporting across all areas.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare group statutory financial statements under UK GAAP, including group consolidation requirements, and lead the annual external audit
  • Project manage the delivery of the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes co-ordinating with key stakeholders and finance colleagues
  • Lead and manage key areas of the month end close process
  • Identify opportunities for, lead and manage the enhancement of business processes and the development of new financial reporting requirements and KPI’s
  • Lead and manage the improvement of the group’s working capital, cash flow forecasting including forex forecasting in conjunction with the assistant accountant
  • Collaborate with a range of key personnel across the business and provide support to all members of the Finance team

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • FMCG/Manufacturing industry background
  • A proven track record in the production of statutory accounts and returns to a high standard
  • Experience of SAP or equivalent ERP software
  • Advanced Excel
  • Collaborative, Analytical and Self-motivated personality