Finance Accountant

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accountant with good communication skills and high attention to detail, a passion to grow and develop a rapidly growing business. The post holder will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of management accounting information and providing financial support to individuals across the organisation. Working closely with the team  to prepare budgets and forecasts.

Purpose of Role

The Finance Accountant will develop systems to ensure accurate and timely accounts

reporting, maintain budgets, short‐term forecasts and cash flow to identify and manage

opportunities and risks across all operations to support the business.

  • Interface with the Managing Director & Commercial consultants to ensure that our corporate financial goals are reflected in budgets and forecasts
  • Interact with operational management to ensure that business objectives are translated into financial goals and objectives
  • Manage accounts payable/receivable, Fixed/capital assets, Treasury, Statutory financial reporting and taxes
  • Managing the monthly reporting processes including standard variable cost variance reports and account analysis
  • Managing the UK audit process and being the key contact for external auditors
  • Manage working capital and cash within the business
  • Be responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the accounts, using SAGE
  • Prepare detailed monthly management accounts and financial reports
  • Prepare and submit annual statutory accounts
  • Prepare annual budgets and ad hoc forecasts and costings
  • Monitor cashflow
  • Oversee general operational finance and credit control
  • Development of staff understanding of finance in business
  • Support supply chain

Skills and qualifications

Finance Accountant/Controller must demonstrate exceptional organisation and planning skills along with:

  • ACA or CIMA Qualified or equivalent
  • Functional application and understanding of SAGE 50
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in finance or operational management in manufacturing preferred
  • Drive and passion to develop a rapidly growing business
  • The ability to communicate clearly with staff at all levels
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to work autonomously
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • A willingness to work flexibly
  • Ability to develop dashboards to drive performance, engagement and company growth

Reports to: Managing Director

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