Senior Financial Accountant

Reference: MG10143

Belfast

£38,000-40,000 plus bonus

Finance and Accounting

Company

Our client is a leading UK wholesale business based in Belfast, NI. They are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their Belfast based team in a wide-ranging role that covers all aspects of financial accounting and working capital and cashflow management together with being a key support to the Finance Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the fixed asset reporting and capex approval processes including reviewing and appropriately challenging the Capital Acquisition Requests (CARs)
  • Ensure all working capital, WC KPI and cashflow forecasting/budgeting and reporting for the division is completed accurately and on time together with all supporting analysis
  • Complete the internal control checklist
  • Devise and manage delivery of action plans to improve scores
  • Introduce controls and processes where required to address any identified risks/weaknesses
  • Manage the internal and external audit processes including auditor liaison, in conjunction with the Internal Control Manager.
  • Support the Finance Manager and/or the Internal Control Manager in developing and implementing new controls procedures.
  • Manage delivery of the monthly, quarterly and annual hard close process to ensure high quality completion of reconciliations and controls on a timely basis.
  • Provide high quality support to the finance manager in maintaining first class financial controls.
  • Training the finance team in the implementation of controls.

Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant, ACA, ACCA, or CIMA
  • At least 2+ years PQE in a fast-paced environment
  • Logical, thorough and tenacious in approach to work with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently drive standards and achieve targets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel with the ability to analyse, decipher and report on large volumes of data in a concise and timely manner
  • Good knowledge of Accounting Standards and practices
  • Ability to demonstrate strong initiative and an achievement orientated approach to results
  • Successfully able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong report writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business

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