Financial Accountant

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£35k - 40k per year
Closing date
28 Oct 2020

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Exciting career opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the Finance team of a large FMCG company.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, your key responsibilities will be;

  • To assist the Financial Controller in ensuring that the finance team meets their operational and business targets, controls and reporting requirements on time and with accuracy
  • Accurate weekly P&L reporting including analysis and commentary
  • Analysis and explanation of performance
  • Reconciliation of weekly to monthly accounts with no variances
  • Maintain accurate input costs within the Commercial models
  • Ensure that weekly and monthly reporting timelines are met
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Ensuring ledgers remain tidy and payments are made within terms
  • Maximisation of working capital
  • Complete monthly cash flow forecasting
  • Reconciliation of control accounts
  • Full month end accounts pack completion and submission to Group
  • Assist the Financial Controller with ad hoc projects
  • Ensuring all finance reporting and processes meet the requirements of internal and external audit requirements

To be successful in this role you will need;

  • Previous experience in a similar FMCG Financial Accountant position with relevant qualification  (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Proven experience of working in a very fast paced environment, being highly organised, adaptable and flexible, managing multiple priorities, projects and complex requests at once in a time pressured environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills, superb written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and communicate in a clear, articulate and concise manner
  • Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail and accuracy along with excellent data analytical skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office including advanced Excel skills and experience of Microsoft Navision would be beneficial

Interviews to take place ASAP so apply today for immediate consideration for this career opportunity.

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Our in-house team is highly experienced in placing professionals into the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors. We work with leading SMEs and global organisations across the UK and internationally, priding ourselves on delivering an honest and transparent service.

Contact Us
  • 22 Tesla Court
  • Lynch Wood
  • Peterborough
  • PE2 6FL
  • GB
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