Financial Accountant

Michael Page
Birmingham, West Midlands
19 Apr 2024
03 May 2024
JN -032024-6360586
Louise Edwards
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

This role is ideal for a meticulous Financial Accountant with a keen eye for detail. Based in Birmingham, you will be part of a dedicated accounting and finance team, contributing significantly to the company's growth and success.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established player in the transport sector. With a strong presence throughout the UK, the company employs a significant number of staff and is renowned for its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.


  • Conduct regular reviews of balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and integrity.
  • Perform periodic postings and analyses of staff costs, identifying trends and opportunities for efficiency.
  • Support and, when necessary, take lead on group reporting activities using company software, ensuring compliance and consistency.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly Issue Based Reconciliation, including detailed commentary and analysis of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Collaborate in the preparation and collation of forecasts and budgets, facilitating strategic planning and financial management.
  • Contribute to the preparation of statutory accounts, ensuring adherence to legal and regulatory standards.
  • Assist in the compilation of tax packs, supporting compliance with tax regulations and efficient tax planning.
  • Support balance sheet and cash flow forecasting efforts, providing insights for financial stability and growth.


  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Demonstrated experience in financial reporting and accounting.
  • Proven track record of producing accurate and timely financial reports, including Profit & Loss statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow analyses.
  • Experience in engaging with clients or external stakeholders, particularly in a reporting capacity.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide insightful analysis.
  • A high level of professionalism and integrity, with an ability to handle sensitive information responsibly.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and professional development.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging from £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
  • A supportive work culture with hybrid working policy.

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