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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: North West London, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
REF: SM 060918 SFA_1537290796
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Vitae are proud to be partnering with an outstanding Food Retail business with offices in North West London to source a Senior Financial Accountant to join their growing Finance Team. This is a pivotal role in the business and will suit an established Financial Accountant with exceptional team management experience.

Key Responsibilities:
-Manage the periodic reporting process, ensuring that the information generated is used to challenge performance and drive action.
-To co-ordinate the generation of the overhead, cash and balance sheet elements of the rolling forecast, and review the results to ensure they are robust.
-To review and develop the financial control system
-Manage the month end and balance sheet process.
-To review and understand actual cash performance and forecast short-term cash requirements.
-To co-ordinate and communicate with group functions (eg internal audit, tax department)
-Ensure that reporting and control systems are reviewed and modified to comply with group standards
-Review the financial systems (ERP, Fixed Assets, COGNOS etc) to ensure they are operating and are being used efficiently.
-Managing a finance team of ten, made up of a mixture of Financial Accountants / AP and AR.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-paced business currently going through an exciting period of growth. Team management experience will be critical in this position and the business are looking for an individual who can drive change and help to develop the team.
The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with excellent communication skills and a detailed knowledge of financial accounting processes. This is a business that can offer excellent personal development combined with a sociable, forward-thinking work culture.

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