Role details

Financial Accountant

Sheffield   •   £35,000 - £37,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Accountant opportunity with a leading FMCG Organisation
  • Opportunity for a technically strong qualified accountant

About Our Client

Leading FMCG business with a strong presence in Sheffield

Job Description

As Financial Accountant within this leading FMCG business you will be responsible for;

  • Provide a business partnering service to the site by investigating, challenging and explaining variances to Budget holders and Managers detailed analysis of overhead expenditure
  • Actively produce and reconcile the monthly accounts which accurately reflect the performance of the site to required timescales both internally and externally
  • Work with the Operational FBPs to reduce the number of month end adjustments
  • Responsible for ensuring that the preparation of monthly statutory returns to include VAT, Intrastat is completed and filed to HMRC on time to aid in cashflow recovery
  • Accurate Accrual preparation
  • Actively ensure that a robust prepayment system is in place to capture and record all prepayments accurately
  • Journal preparation and entry
  • Preparation and production of the Balance Sheet file with control account reconciliations and adequate backing documentation
  • Reconciling and preparation of Inter-company balances for Inter-company Recharges and ensuring uploaded into Hyperion by required Group deadlines
  • Group Reporting of the Profit&Loss, Balance Sheet and other supplementary schedules using the group reporting system - Hyperion by both internal and external timescales
  • Capital expenditure analysis, tracking and review to ensure correct capitalisation
  • Fixed Asset Register Maintenance and review assets to be capitalised
  • Proactively ensure that all Hyperion budgets & forecasts are input/uploaded correctly to required timescales
  • Focal point for both internal and external auditors by ensuring that all documentation and files are kept up to date for presenting to the internal and external auditors.
  • Statutory Accounts Production and Tax Pack Analysis.
  • Actively part of the agenda for reduction in timescales for the production of monthly accounts
  • Work to reduce the month end reporting timeline
  • Ad hoc duties as required

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Financial Accountant within this FMCG business will match the criteria below;

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Financial Accounts experience essential
  • PC Literacy & expertise with Excel
  • FMCG or similar background
  • Highly motivated and "can do" attitude
  • Comfortable dealing, communicating and influencing at all levels within an organisation
  • Passionate about learning and self development
  • Great communicator and be able to demonstrate effective influencing outside areas of direct control
  • Leadership capabilities - selected, developed and motivated high performing teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines with desire to 'go the extra mile' when required.
  • Customer focused, proactive self starter
  • Strong Business acumen with logical & analytical approach to problem solving
  • Diligent, hardworking, reliable
  • Strong organisation skills to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Flexibility to adapt to constantly changing environment

What's on Offer

Salary £35,000 to £37,000 dependent on experience and qualifications

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