Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Debbie Hatch Ltd
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

This position requires someone to be responsible for the upkeep of the SAP system (Financial area only) as well as aspects of reporting and financial reconciliations as required.

THE ROLE

  • Lead the month end process and creation of the month end reporting pack/presentation
  • Preparation of forecasts - P&L and B/S
  • Ad Hoc Finance reporting
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of the audit packs (internal & external) with face to face discussions with the relevant audit teams
  • Work closely with the NPI and product development teams to control capital investment, Fixed Asset and Depreciation reconciliations and postings
  • Work with Global commercial and purchasing teams to establish revenue risks and opportunities on projects
  • Board reporting
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies, procedures and controls within the financial area and ensure the correct application of accounting procedure

THE PERSON

  • A high level of experience and knowledge of basic accounting
  • Ability to manage most aspects of month end closing/reporting
  • Experience of working to strict deadlines
  • Experience of auditing processes and procedures
  • CIMA/ACCA Qualified
  • A sound understanding and working knowledge of SAP
  • Experience of a similar role within manufacturing preferably
  • Working knowledge of UK regulatory standards, including IFRS and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Accuracy in all areas and reports
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and relationship building with non-financial departments
  • A positive demeanour with a keen interest in self-development
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver information in a concise manner
  • Ability to challenge, train and educate work colleges in a constructive manner regarding all financial matters
  • A proactive approach to change with an ability to manage own workload and deadlines