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Senior Financial Accountant

Published 23 January 2024
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Castle Donington, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 23rd January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant | Castle Donington (Hybrid) | up to £70,000 + very strong benefits

Want to add value to improve business processes and profitability? If so, this could be the perfect next career move for you! The size of the business means they are able to offer excellent development prospects that will help to build on your existing skills and this business is truly exciting and something of the future. This is a high volume manufacturing business.

This role is hybrid and will be a rough 3/2 split office/home working (although flex is required a peak business times)

Are you an experienced and qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA professional looking to make a significant impact in a dynamic Financial Accounting role? We are seeking a Senior Financial Accountant.

General Description of Role: As the Senior Financial Accountant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate accounting and control of inventory for the business. Your responsibilities will include reviewing currency requirements, preparing hedging forecasts, reporting on working capital, leading forecasting/budget cycles, and actively participating in the statutory accounts process. Your expertise will contribute to continuous improvements in balance sheet control.

Scope or Scale:

  • Ownership and control of inventory balances, including Finished Goods, Raw Materials & Packaging.
  • Assessment of provision requirements, accounting for obsolescence when necessary.
  • Review and analysis of the cycle count process at manufacturing sites.
  • Challenge and improvement of balance sheet reconciliations across the finance team.
  • Accounting for Holding Company Transactions.
  • Working capital forecasting and monthly reporting.
  • Contribution towards our goal of becoming a Great Place to Work

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Complete accurate balance sheet reconciliations.
  • On-time accurate month-end reporting.
  • Ensure working capital accuracy.

Profile Job Holder: Qualifications/Education/Training:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified (Essential).


  • Quality experience in a Financial Accounting team of a similar size business
  • Previous responsibility for inventory reporting, ideally within a manufacturing business.


  • Excellent Technical Accounting Knowledge & up-to-date with recent legislations and accounting standards
  • Intermediate MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • SAP knowledge (Desirable).

Skills and Competencies:

  • Reliably accurate, meeting strict deadlines
  • Identifying problems at an early stage, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning skills, highly effective communicator

Personal Attributes:

  • Energetic 'Can Do' approach and hands-on mentality
  • Drive to succeed, improve, and challenge the status quo
  • Evidence of initiating ideas and projects with positive outcomes
  • Makes the best use of resources for the greater good
  • Flexible attitude and embraces change
  • Enthusiastic, enjoys daily challenges
  • Approachable and honest
  • Flexible attitude to work, understanding peaks in workload
  • Demonstrates a thirst for knowledge and personal improvement

Join us on this exciting journey as we continue to excel in the beverage industry. Apply now and be a key player in driving financial excellence.

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