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Financial Accountant

  • Location: Pickering
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days + Stats, Pension and Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 25 September 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00036866_1629990933
A fantastic opportunity to join a well-established market leading manufacturing company based in Scarborough as a Financial Accountant. The main purpose of this role is to provide a high level of professional accounting to ensure that the overall finance strategy is achieved.
Reporting to the Finance Manager this role will involve:
*Assist Finance Manager in maintenance, processing and production of accounts
*Month / Year end close processes
*Balance Sheet reconciliations
*Journals and associated underlying schedules
*Treasury / Cash Management
*VAT reporting
*Budgeting and forecasting
*Overhead review and cost control
*Statutory and tax reporting
*Credit Card analysis/reconciliation, managing any queries in a proactive way with the relevant stakeholder
*Management of Purchase Ledger with 2 Direct Reports
*Assisting in the preparation of financial commentaries for business reporting.
*Preparation of ad hoc financial analysis and insights to support with business decisions.
*Look at process improvement across the overall finance function supporting with the execution of different project activity.

Ideally you will have :

*Qualified/Part ACCA / CIMA / ACA or equivalent
*Financial accounting experience including month end reporting, budgeting & forecasting.
*Strong analytical skills to identify, assess and explain performance variances from budget / forecast.
*Experience of producing year-end accounts and preparation for audit.
*Good IT skills, especially in Microsoft Excel. Intermediate to advance level is expected.
*High degree of accuracy and attention to detail, with a commitment to the production of work of a consistently high standard
Proactive, innovative, flexible, and co-operative approach to working as a team member initiating and building on ideas, prepared to work to deadlines and to see projects through to completion.
*Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain information in a clear and understandable way to non-finance professionals and to interpret needs in financial modelling.
*Sage experience advantageous
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.