Role details

Operational Accountant

Warrington   •   £30,000 - £37,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opperational Accountant Role With major Logistics Company
  • Commercial role involving extensive Interaction throughout business functions

About Our Client

Market leading logistics business and household brand.

Job Description

This opportunity has arisen to be a part of a dynamic, forward thinking finance function involving extensive business partnering throughout the company. As well as providing good career progression the role will also include the following.

  • Preparation of accurate, timely and user friendly financial and commercial information, including daily and weekly profit and loss reporting
  • Assist in enhancing the business unit internal financial controls and procedures and support effective implementation within the Business Unit team
  • Business Unit management accounting and reporting including completion and/or assistance in preparation of the monthly management accounts, annual budget and forecasts, interim and year-end financial accounts
  • Financial analysis and associated commentary to understand variances and work with operational managers to identify risks & opportunities to improve financial results
  • To liaise with other departments as required ensuring the reporting deadlines of the organisation are met
  • Management and monitoring of accounting processes, preparation and implementation of new and reviewed procedures
  • Continuous review of process as intended to enhance in terms of accuracy and timeliness
  • Input and analysis for commercial tender and rate-card proposals
  • Ad-hoc project work as required
  • Due to the nature of the role, which will support the business unit, division and broader organisation; there will be a need to support in a number of general, non-specific areas to maintain the success of the business
  • Exposure to management of a small accounting team

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have a positive and outgoing attitude, capable of adding value in a dynamic fast moving environment through driving change. As well as this, the individual should also;


  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience
  • Equivalent of 5 GCSE grade 'C' or above
  • GCSE grade 'C' or above in Maths and English
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Practical experience of financial analysis and reporting


  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Operational accounting experience
  • Experience of working within the Logistics industry

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary and benefits package

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