Financial Accountant

Posted 25 January by Bestway

60 branches, a customer base of 100,000 retailers and a product line of over 25,000 items - Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.

In order to support future growth and increase the capabilities of the finance department, we are recruiting for an energetic, driven and intelligent Financial Accountant to join us at our London Based Head office.

You will be reporting into our Senior Financial Accountant. To take on this exciting role you will be taking ownership for the month end process and ensures all month end deliverables are produced in line with agreed deadlines. With support from us you will work on areas other than the month end process such as preparation of statutory accounts, audit deliverables and ad hoc projects.

Along with taking ownership of the month end processes you will be producing and analysing monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations completing monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations, completing audit files and managing external audit processes and completing quarterly VAT returns. Ensuring tax packs are completed and tax analysis is appropriate as well as liaison with external tax advisors.

You’ll be a qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA from a Practice or Industry background ideally with advanced Excel skills. Naturally you will be able to prioritise and managed a varied workload in order to meet deadlines with knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP and able to communicate effectively both internally and externally.

At Bestway, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make a huge impact on an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the sort of Management Accountant we’re looking for.

Reference: 34315594

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