Our multi-site client an established and highly accredited FMCG business based in the Northampton area is currently looking to appoint a new Business Accountant.
Reporting to the UK Head of Finance and with a dotted line through to other senior stakeholders and the Managing Director you will be responsible for supporting the business through the accurate preparation and presentation of management accounts, financial reporting and analysis. You will also be tasked with managing and mentoring a small finance team as well as demonstrating your ability to challenge, facilitate and influence important business & performance KPI's and targets.
The key purpose of this exciting new business accounting role will be to produce and maintain on time management information and to assist the senior leadership team with driving efficiencies and profit growth, through the reduction of costs and the establishment of tighter financial controls and improved processes.
Your core responsibilities will include the following activities: the preparation and production of monthly management accounts and annual financial accounts (including assisting with year end tax work); to be responsible for quarterly budgeting and forecasting; ad-hoc financial reporting on a regular basis; ad-hoc project work and cost analysis as well responsibility for ensuring financial compliance is monitored with internal controls.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity that will best suit a hands-on and analytically focused Qualified accountant / management accountant / business partner / business analyst who is passionate about working for a vibrant, growing and challenging UK business. Advantageous to this opportunity will be strong presentation and communication skills as well as demonstrable examples of being analytical and proactive across all areas of a fast moving business.
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