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Senior Financial Accountant (18 Month Contract)


£50,000 to £55,000





Date added

19th February 2019

Job Description

Our client is a global business with offices based in Huntingdon.

Due to impending maternity leave they are looking to recruit a post qualified professional candidate to join them and oversee a team.

The role will be varied and requires strong technical capabilities and expertise and duties will include;

Balance sheet and variance analysis

Treasury reporting

Capital spend forecasts

Commissions reporting

Reviewing and approval of monthly group balance sheet account reconciliations

Reviewing month-end results

Monthly preparation and review of group variance analysis

Supporting the Group Financial Controller

Preparation and submission of the UK and European consolidated group report

Preparation of restructuring forecasts and tracking expenditure

Reviewing Capex Forecasts and preparation of the monthly Consolidated Group Capital Spend report including completion of the Group Capex Forecast for the Controller’s Group and the Capex Slide for the monthly management packs

Statutory Reporting

Liaison with both External and Internal Audit teams

Cash & Treasury Management

Cashflows and working capital monitoring

looking after company insurance

Review & approval of monthly VAT account reconciliations

Internal controls monitoring

Overseeing Accounts Payable function

This is an all-encompassing role that requires a qualified accountant with expertise in technical accounting. Whilst the role is a contract, as it is long-term and the current incumbent is not going to be leaving immediately someone who is on a notice period would also be considered.

Excellent IT skills, notably in Excel are essential and exposure to managing a small team is also important.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines and will have a keen eye for detail.

This is a challenging role that will suit someone who likes being busy but also wants a work / life balance.

If you are looking for a role with a business which has a history of staff retention and is easily accessible from both Peterborough and Cambridge, then send your CV for a confidential discussion.

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