Financial Accountant

Southampton Permanent £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Join a pioneering, ethical company with great benefits and growth opportunities.
  • Permanent role based in Southampton.

About Our Client

The company is a partly employee-owned, family-run company known for pioneering cosmetics and is committed to ethical practices, including paying a Living Wage and fighting animal testing. They aim to create a positive impact on the world, promoting diversity, inclusion, and sustainable business practices.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Group Financial Accountant role include conducting internal audits and reviews of global subsidiaries to ensure compliance with Group policies and consistent financial reporting, providing recommendations for improvements, and summarising findings for the Board. Additionally, the role involves maintaining and updating Group accounting policies, assisting with year-end Group and UK audits, and potentially participating in projects or routine reporting with other finance teams such as Treasury or Tax.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate is a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) with strong technical knowledge of UK GAAP and audit experience. They should be a self-starter with proficient Microsoft Excel skills, excellent communication abilities, and the capacity to build relationships and work collaboratively. They should also possess report writing skills.

What's on Offer

The candidate will receive a salary between £45,000 to £55,000 along with generous benefits such as parental leave, bonus scheme, discounts on Lush products, and support for childcare. They also have opportunities to influence positive change within the company and enjoy various wellness activities.

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