Accountant

Location
Flintshire
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
JN -042021-2566176
Contact
Regan McPhilbin
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Page Personnel are excited to be working with one of the UK's leading businesses to recruit an Accountant to join their vibrant head office based in Flintshire. You will be working within a progressive team, applying fundamental accounting procedures, feeding into the growth of the wider group. This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant taking that next step into a bigger role, offering more commercial exposure.

Client Details

Our client are recognised brand and renowned in the market as an excellent company to work for, you will be joining a recognised team in this newly created role. Due to continued growth and post-Brexit planning this is a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and dynamic accountancy team.

Description

The key responsibilities of the Accountant will include:

  • Playing a leading part in new operational projects developing and implementing financial reconciliations
  • Working with the Finance Manager to analyse stock levels across the business entities including cost of sales
  • Business Partnering with IT, Supply Chain including preparation of periodic financial presentations
  • Producing a full set of Management Accounts of one the business subsidiaries
  • Managing budgeting and forecasting to demonstrate business performance
  • Presenting updated weekly cash flow forecasts in line with business performance
  • Striving to achieve accuracy and attention to detail including continuous process improvements
  • Support commercial decision making through ad hoc financial analysis across business locations
  • Provide insightful analysis to maximise company profitability, including product analysis.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of cost saving, including challenging & providing ideas
  • Preparing weekly reports that assist with key business decisions, margin, stockloss and reduce & waste performances

Profile

The successful Accountant will:

  • Maintain and demonstrate a strong fundamental accounting knowledge
  • Understand the importance of business processes within a retail or manufacturing environment and how that impacts profitability
  • Be full adaptable to relevant situations and not afraid to challenge to approach different departments
  • Have a full working knowledge of Excel, demonstrating a thorough and practical approach
  • Have a very varied approach to work including the abilities to manage workload and prioritise tasks
  • Have evidence in producing a full set of Management Accounts
  • Multi-currency experience - desirable
  • Backgrounds within either, Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing, Logistics - beneficial
  • Working knowledge of SAP - beneficial
  • Working towards a profession finance qualification - CIMA/ACCA

Job Offer

Our client will offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Very modern offices with excellent facilities onsite
  • Dynamic working options
  • Staff discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free parking
  • Development & career opportunities

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