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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052018-172931
Contact Name: Mark Lawson
Contact Email: MLawson@argyllscott.com
Job Published: May 04, 2018 08:25

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a global company who are seeking an experienced Financial Accountant to join their Finance Team. The company has gone through a growth period and has recently merged, they are now looking to centralise their Finance function and this role will play a pivotal part in shaping the new team.

You will be based in the main centre in Essex and you will report into the Head of Finance and for this Financial Accountant role your key responsibilities will include:

Manage and develop the financial accounts activities to ensure balance sheet control
Taking control of month-end & year-end audits
Provide group and managing reporting & oversee the balance sheet control
Management of a small finance team of an Assistant Accountant and 2 AP Clerks
Liaising with all stakeholders to provide integrity reporting
Reviewing and providing idea for updating procedures

The key skills required for this role would be

A Qualified Accountant -
Ideally Management of a small finance team
Task orientated and well organised to take on Project work
A Clear communicator, both written and verbal
Strong Excel skills


This role offers the opportunity to work within a growing company where you will be able to have a pivotal role in assisting the business to develop their centralised finance function.