Financial Accountant - 1st Time Mover from Practice - Hybrid

Posted 13 October 2022
Salary £45000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits: Discretionary bonus
LocationCastleford
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceSS/36698/FA
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

Are you an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant and looking to make your 1st or 2nd time move in industry?

Axon Moore are now recruiting exclusively for an ACA/ACCA qualified Accountant to join a high growth prestigious PE backed business based in Castleford.

The business have gone through some phenomenal growth over the last 3-5 years and are now a well recognised global brand, with an impressive high profile client portfolio - there could not be a better time to join them.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller and working as part of the wider finance function, this role will be responsible for providing timely, accurate, insightful financial reporting.

The role will be varied and wide ranging, offering the successful candidate fantastic exposure to core accounting as well as management accounts, stakeholder management and project work.

The role would be ideally suited to someone qualified, with a strong technical accounting background (in practice or industry) looking to gain experience in a PE backed business and work within a high performing finance team function!

Key duties will include:

  • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting to the business
  • Prepare financial information required as part of the financing arrangement in the prescribed format and to agreed deadlines
  • Provide cash flow and balance sheet forecasting
  • Production of annual statutory financial statements for all group companies
  • Preparation of tax accounting working papers and ongoing associated tax activities
  • Preparation of product margin analysis as required
  • Assist in the period end close and preparation of management accounts:
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets and quarterly reforecast information
  • Ensure that all department deadlines are strictly adhered to and provide flexibility to ensure an efficient period end close process.
  • Management of the year-end audit
  • Provision of financial information and support for other ad-hoc projects as and when they occur

The successful candidate will:
  • Be ACA/ACCA Qualified - Essential
  • Have a solid background in financial accounting (audit/stats/tax) - Essential
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and engage with key stakeholders - Essential

What's on offer:
  • Hybrid working
  • On site parking
  • Varied accounting role offering all round exposure in PE backed business
  • Clear progression 
  • Company pension
  • Discretionary bonus