Company Accountant

Michael Page
East Riding of Yorkshire
15 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Sadie O'Callaghan
Contract type
Full time

Michael Page are partnering with a successful family owned business in York to appoint a Company Accountant.

Client Details

The business are a true specialist in their market, known for their high quality products and expertise. They have consistently evolved over the years and due to growth they are looking to add a Qualified Accountant to their Finance function.


Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, your responsibilities will include;

  • Redesign and deliver the monthly reporting pack for distribution to directors and managers

  • Develop branch reporting - ensuring accurate cost allocation.

  • Design and implement robust and meaningful analysis / commercial commentary of month end reporting

  • Be responsible for and ensure accuracy of stock valuations - design and implement methodology to track variances

  • Implement variance analysis processes to identify discrepancies with analysis and reporting

  • Monthly variance analysis against forecast and prior periods

  • Undertake investigation of variances to identify areas of concern with appropriate reporting and commentary

  • Identify and agree internal benchmarks and undertake trend analysis of financial performance

  • Establish and coordinate / manage year end and interim audits with external auditors

  • Act as the CPoC for all audit related issues

  • Design and implement regular reporting of subsidiary performance in conjunction with stakeholder and business requirements

  • To undertake any ad hoc finance work as necessary

  • Design and deliver in a timely manner ad hoc reports


For this role you will ideally be a Qualified Accountant (or qualified by experience), who is strong on Excel and has experience using financial systems to design and build financial reports.

Ideally you will have worked in a manufacturing environment previously, although this is not essential.

Job Offer

Competitive salary + generous bonus

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