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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Bens
REF: CG0906FAAM_1623251194
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 3 days ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive organisation, with a fantastic track record for recognising and rewarding top talent, is looking for a savvy and credible Senior Accountant to lead a business unit and manage a team of 5.

The role has great breadth and variety, overseeing financial reporting, analysis, treasury and taxation for your companies, working closely with internal stakeholders and the senior leadership team.

Main duties include:
* Managing and developing five direct reports who are responsible for the day to day transactional accounting, general ledger postings, AP/AR etc.
* Supervising the month end process and the production of monthly management accounts
* Reviewing detailed monthly P&Ls and challenge of balance sheet reconciliations, leading to the identification of risks and opportunities
* Producing accurate and insight MI and KPI analysis to assist wider finance, commercial and operations teams
* Reviewing monthly and quarterly VAT returns
* Liaising with commercial teams regarding financial performance of contracts
* Delivering company annual budgets and quarterly reforecasts
* Managing the production of and reviewing year end audit packs
* Reviewing and improving processes
* Reviewing CAPEX spend
* Ad hoc projects and tasks

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Proven track record in a similar financial/management accounting-focused role
* Strong communicator and team player
* Ability to challenge the status-quo
* Excellent numerical, analytical and problem solving skills
* A self-starter who can manage and prioritise deadlines
* A capable and natural leader, can lead by example and inspire confidence in others
* Positive and proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic business that continues to outperform its rivals and can provide a fun and supportive working environment. Future development and progression is always attainable for those who aim to add value wherever possible.

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