I am working with a Premium FMCG business who are searching for a Financial Accountant to join their growing team.Responsibilities: The management of 2 Cost Centre Analysts. Supporting with training, performances reviews and ensuring all objectives have been metMonth End - end to end management accounting, accruals, journals, prepayments, variance analysisMonthly reporting to the GroupResponsible for Budgets and ForecastingSupport the Finance Manager with Internal Control and ComplianceSupport with Year End dutiesCost Centre reportingAd-hoc duties Looking for a ACCA/CIMA/ACA Finalist, with technical knowledge of budgeting and forecasting, and proven experience of supervising a junior member of staffread more
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A returning client of mine in the FMCG industry is recruiting for a Qualified/Finalist level Financial Accountant for their Head office team. In this role you’ll be responsible for delivering accurate and timely internal and external reporting. Reporting to the Finance Manager, part of your responsibility will be to manage the day-to-day finance function alongside line management of a team of two. Key responsibilities as Financial Accountant include: • Responsible for the development of two Cost Centre Analysts• Conducting monthly review of performance and objectives• Provide support where needed to ensure that objectives can be met• Attend relevant manager training courses and implement learning Month End duties & Cost Centre Reporting• Complete month end close process including the preparation of the monthly accounts, ownership of monthly overhead costs and cost lines relating to areas of ownership• Prepare and process month end journals• Monthly variances analysis of OPEX, including commentary• Responsible for completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, investigation, and resolution of discrepancies• Reporting monthly results to Group• Take ownership of managing TM1 process to load actuals/forecast to TM1 database for all overhead cost centres• Delivering monthly Cost Centre reports to budget owners in a timely manner• Create tracking sheets for specified Costs (e.g., Training/ Recruitment)• Periodic review of Cost Centres with Budget Holders• Create reports to facilitate the Finance Manager in quarterly review with Directors/Budget Holders• Responsible for production of Budget/Latest Estimate Cost Centre schedules• Responsible for completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations• Ensuring internal controls are operating effectively on day-to-day processes IFRS 16• Understand the IFRS 16 calculation and ensure accuracy of reported actuals and forecast.• Take ownership of Lease reporting tool, ensuring all reconciliations are completed in a timely and accurate manner Compliance Reporting & Year End Audit• Supporting the Finance Manager and working closely with the Tax consultants to provide all information needed to calculate Corporation Tax liability and payment of quarterly instalments in a timely manner• Provide the Tax Consultants all calculations to support the preparation of UK Statutory Accounts• Handle and manage UK & Ireland VAT submissions, ensuring compliance and reviews with External consultant is completed• Take ownership of completing government statutory surveys (National Stats, Intrasat ONS, etc)• Support the Finance Manager with ensuring all year end external audit deliverables are co-ordinated and assisting with ad-hoc projects Essentials • Finalist or Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA) with previous Financial Accounting experience• Good knowledge of Excel, experience of accounting systems - SAP, TM1, and Cognos preferable• Experience in managing or training junior staff• Thorough attention to detail and ownership of accurate work delivery• Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across both internal and external stakeholders.• Strong organisation skills with the ability to effectively prioritise and create plans to deliver to tight deadlines Competitive salary, bonus, pension, life cover, products discount, £100 personal incentive, birthday day off and so much more! Hybrid working in the office 60% and WFH 40% (min 3 days in the office)read more
Sanderson have partnered up with a Major Life and Pensions Insurer who are seeking a Financial Reporting Accountant to join the team. Responsibilities: Collaborate seamlessly with the Financial Reporting team to deliver monthly, half-yearly, and annual financial and regulatory reports for Utmost Life and Pensions and its subsidiaries, adhering to UK GAAP, IFRS, and Solvency II standards. Contribute insights to new business development, focusing on bulk purchase annuities. Actively engage in Finance Transformation projects, including the implementation of a new general ledger and associated processes. Prepare and reconcile working papers and trial balance, ensuring accuracy to support the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting processes. Operate all financial reporting processes within a controlled environment. Analyze results, scrutinize figures, and provide valuable insights on the available data. Assist in the preparation of monthly Management Information (MI) and provide insightful commentary. Liaise with third parties as needed, including external auditors and fund custodians, facilitating the resolution of queries. Support ongoing Finance projects, both in system improvements and regulatory compliance. Undertake ad hoc tasks as required. Ensure compliance with the FCA's conduct and Consumer Duty rules and the PRA's conduct standards, promptly notifying regulators of any relevant matters. Core Competencies: Demonstrate an acute understanding of critical aspects in the implementation of new business and projects. Possess strong numerical skills with meticulous attention to detail. Exhibit effective communication skills, both verbal and written, coupled with adept problem-solving abilities. Foster collaborative relationships with all business units, showcasing strong interpersonal skills. Confidently engage with other business areas to secure timely and accurate data and information. Operate as a team player, displaying flexibility during reporting periods. Demonstrate organizational and prioritization skills, maintaining a structured approach to work. Work independently while playing a key role within the team. Experience and Qualifications: Essential: Qualified accountant (ACA; ACCA). Proficient in General Ledger and Microsoft Excel. Strong financial analyst skills, adept at solving complex problems with broad impacts. Knowledge of systems implementation. Required to be in office min 3 times a week. Desirable: Experience in Insurance Financial Reporting, gained through audit or within Insurance companies. Familiarity with IFRS17 requirements. If this sounds like you please do apply today!read more
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