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Financial Accountant

My client, a leading retailer, is seeking a Financial Accountant to join their busy Finance Department.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the main purpose of the role is to support the business with detailed financial accounting & for providing information for budgets.

Duties will include:

* Complete the year-end statutory accounts, supported by the year-end finance and tax pack for distribution to the external auditors

* Complete the group reporting pack, to include all financial statements and forecasts within time frames

* Manage the production of the cash flow forecast

* Ensure completion and review all balance sheet control accounts

* Ensure compliance with company policy and standing orders at all times

* Manage and continually review for the bank and cash control reconciliation process, supporting the administration of daily routines

* Complete the quarterly VAT and Intrastat returns

* Manage, develop and review the finance team performance and objectives

* Support the management accounting team in the preparation of working capital and overhead budgets

The successful candidate will:

* Be qualified ACCA/ACA

* Have demonstrable experience in a similar role

* Have the ability to work under pressure

* Be an advanced Excel user (pivot tables, macros, vlookups)

* Have leadership and team management experience

In return you will receive an excellent salary and benefits package, plus the opportunity for career progression.

This is an urgent vacancy, so if you wish to advance you career in accounts, please do not hesitate to send your CV to Steve Roach quoting reference SR2951.