Financial Reporting Accountant
Financial Reporting Accountant-£35,000-£45,000 per annum -Hereford, Herefordshire-Hays Accountancy & Finance
Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are being exclusively retained to recruit for a leading and well-established FMCG organisation for an Financial Reporting Accountant based in Hereford, Herefordshire. A newly created position reporting into the Finance Director to manage the weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements of the business and ensure that accurate management information is provided on a timely basis. You will assist the finance team in improving the content and quality of reporting, joining a business that is going through growth and strong market success.
Your new role
Your key duties will involve ownership of all management reporting including weekly KPIs, management accounts and other management information. You will be expected to prepare monthly consolidated accounts for the group, including liaising with overseas subsidiaries and reviewing their results. Along with managing the day to day running of the year end audit, including preparation of statutory accounts, working papers and dealing with their external auditors. You will co-ordinate the budget process, monitor cash flow along with maintaining regular contact with other departments in the business to communicate their financial results. Overseeing the Financial Accountant you will review their work and assist in developing/mentoring, and be involved in ad-hoc financial projects looking into continuous improvement and analysing commercial investment opportunities.
What you'll need to succeed
For this hands-on and varied Financial Reporting Accountant position you will need to be an Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with strong technical skills and experience of managing balance sheets, consolidation accounting and financial analysis. It is essential you have the desire to learn new skills and are seeking a challenging position that requires strong interpersonal skills to build relationships both internal and externally. You must have excellent IT skills with the ability to manipulate data and analyse financial information, it is advantageous if you have people management experience and have managed forecasting/budgeting processes previously within the FMCG sector.
What you'll get in return
This permanent finance opportunity is offering a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependable on experience) with competitive benefits based in Herefordshire. This is a great opportunity to support the Finance Director and wider business while the organisation goes through continued growth, and join an extremely successful FMCG Group.
What you need to do now
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