Divisional Accountant

McCarthy Recruitment
Competitive salary
04 May 2021
07 May 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Title: Divisional Accountant

Location: Lincoln

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum

Role: Full-time Permanent

Our client, an award winning, multi-million-pound turnover business with sites across the UK, are looking for a Divisional Accountant to join their successful finance team.

This is an exciting opportunity and will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of four divisions and will also contribute to the wider finance team projects and goals.

Divisional Accounting & Reporting
  • Accounting and reporting of four business divisions.
  • Including monthly P&L reporting, balance sheet reconciliations, annual budgeting and forecasting processes, financial support to local commercial management on business initiatives and any ad-hoc business requirements.
  • Play the lead finance role in a key Open Book relationship, ensuring that the Company meets its obligations and to develop understandings to the benefit of both parties.
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual statutory accounts, working with the Group reporting team members.

Finance Function
  • Drive continuous improvement/efficiencies within Financial control environment, by challenging processes and implementing identified improvements.
  • Work closely with the commercial and admin functions to ensure relevant internal/external reporting and compliance requirements are met.

General Financial Support
  • Become a reliable business partner to the commercial management teams, providing solid financial support to help attain strategic, commercial, and operational goals.
  • Developing accounting controls and reporting of the Company's foreign exchange exposure
  • Play a role in Management Accounts team projects, such as identification and improvements to team efficiencies, and duties including stock takes & payment approvals.

Qualifications & Experience Required
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with a good level of working experience in accounting is essential.
  • Experience of market-to-market accounting, foreign currency transactions and exposures would be advantageous.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications, in particular Excel where intermediate/advanced skills are preferable.
  • Large company experience beneficial.

Skills & Abilities
  • Possess a confident and professional manner with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working with all levels of management.
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with all levels across the business.
  • Strong team player, with the ability to get the best out of the whole team.
  • The ability to produce accurate work with an eye for detail and see the bigger picture.
  • Adaptable to the demands of growing and diverse businesses
  • The ability to pick up concepts and processes quickly.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working on/driving own initiative as well as part of a team.


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, an award winning behavioural leadership recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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