Senior Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
Full time

My client is looking for an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified highly capable candidate to take the role of Senior Financial Accountant in high growth business

Great Opportunity for career progression and exposure/pivotal role in delivering a highly commercial strategy

Client Details

The role on offer is a really exciting opportunity as a Senior Financial Accountant with a business looking to increase its annual T/O from GBP220m to GBP300m. this business has gone through a huge amount of positive change and is looking for this role to pay an integral part in delivering a highly ambitious business strategy.

An extremely rare opportunity to obtain exposure to some highly commercial experience that will really make your CV stand out.

This role needs a highly technically gifted individual with management experience that will co–inside with the company/ people values.


The key responsibilities for this role are:–

Performance Reporting – To manage the periodic reporting process, ensuring that the information generated is used to challenge performance and drive action. To generate ad–hoc information (normally overhead, cash or balance sheet related) to support the analysis of business performance.

Rolling Forecast – To co–ordinate the generation of the overhead, cash and balance sheet elements of the rolling forecast, and review the results to ensure they are robust and supported by sound assumptions.

Control Environment – To review and develop the financial control system (e.g. Asset verification, PO authority limits, CEP's), ensuring that it is adequate and is being consistently applied.

Month End – To manage the month end and balance sheet process. Ensure the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are justified.

Working Capital – To review and understand actual cash performance, and forecast short–term cash requirements. Influence the key drivers of working capital and control creditor payments in order to achieve overall cash targets.

Group Requirements – To co–ordinate and communicate with group functions (e.g. internal audit, tax department) and external parties (e.g. external audit) as required. Ensure that reporting and control systems are reviewed and modified to comply with group standards.

IS and Business Processes – To review the financial systems (ERP, Fixed Assets, COGNOS etc) to ensure they are operating and are being used efficiently and effectively, and that the integrity of the information held within them is maintained.

People Management – to manage the Finance team. To recruit, lead and motivate direct reports to achieve agreed service levels, and to develop and continually improve


The successful candidate will be ACA ACCA or CIMA ( if ACA qualified looking for there first (or second move) move into industry.)

The candidate must be highly technical , personable and be able to demonstrate there passion for the role/ opportunity

Job Offer

On Offer is a great salary package, huge opportunity to get involved in some highly commercial activities (such as acquisitions & Mergers) and the opportunity to help move forward your own career in line with company growth.

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