Senior Financial Accountant

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Permanent

Reference No: NW/17519_1706541773

£55000 - £60000 per annum

Greenwell Gleeson are recruiting for an exciting opportunity working for a successful, high turnover business based in Wolverhampton to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant. This is a genuine progressive opportunity to become no.2 to the Finance Director in 12-18 months time. The role offers a great salary and benefits package.

The Senior Financial Accountant’s role is to provide multi-disciplined support to the Finance Department. The role will predominantly focus on the technical aspects of accounting for projects, including contract statements, journal entries and reconciliations.

Responsibilities

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Reconciliation of Project Balance Sheet accounts
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Business partnering with the wider business for project matters (Contract Admin, Programme Management, Engineering, Operations Management etc.)
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Support audit requirements – internal & external
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Provide meaningful data analysis – Including Sales & Margin Variance analysis at a project level
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Utilising information and knowledge from the sales & margin process to update forecasting models for business activity
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Play an active role in business transformation activities related to Integrated Business Planning
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Engagement with the Group Finance Team where required – including timely resolution of queries and reporting requirements
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Seek to make improvements to processes and implement lean initiatives both within Finance and the wider business
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Act as delegate for the Reporting Manager and Finance Director

Desired Qualifications

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Previous experience working within accounting & finance – either in practice or industry – Essential
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Experience and appreciation for compliance processes, including audit and internal controls – Essential
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Strong interpersonal and communication skills – Essential
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Recognised professional accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA, CPA or ACCA) – Essential
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Proficient in use of excel and previous experience with data analytics – Essential
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Knowledge or experience of ERP systems, ideally SAP – Desirable
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Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure – Essential

Greenwell Gleeson Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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