Senior Financial Accountant (18 Month Contract)

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East Anglia
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
The ONE Group
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Our client is a global business with offices based in Huntingdon.

Due to impending maternity leave they are looking to recruit a post qualified professional candidate to join them and oversee a team.

The role will be varied and requires strong technical capabilities and expertise and duties will include;

Balance sheet and variance analysis
Treasury reporting
Capital spend forecasts
Commissions reporting
Reviewing and approval of monthly group balance sheet account reconciliations
Reviewing month-end results
Monthly preparation and review of group variance analysis
Supporting the Group Financial Controller
Preparation and submission of the UK and European consolidated group report
Preparation of restructuring forecasts and tracking expenditure
Reviewing Capex Forecasts and preparation of the monthly Consolidated Group Capital Spend report including completion of the Group Capex Forecast for the Controller’s Group and the Capex Slide for the monthly management packs
Statutory Reporting
Liaison with both External and Internal Audit teams
Cash & Treasury Management
Cashflows and working capital monitoring
looking after company insurance
Review & approval of monthly VAT account reconciliations
Internal controls monitoring
Overseeing Accounts Payable function

This is an all-encompassing role that requires a qualified accountant with expertise in technical accounting. Whilst the role is a contract, as it is long-term and the current incumbent is not going to be leaving immediately someone who is on a notice period would also be considered.

Excellent IT skills, notably in Excel are essential and exposure to managing a small team is also important.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines and will have a keen eye for detail.

This is a challenging role that will suit someone who likes being busy but also wants a work / life balance.

If you are looking for a role with a business which has a history of staff retention and is easily accessible from both Peterborough and Cambridge, then send your CV for a confidential discussion.

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough – The ONE Group’s recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

This isn’t just recruitment, it’s: Recruitment as it should be.

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Contact Details:
The ONE Group
Tel: 01223 237888
Fax: 01223 233072
Contact: Anne Williams

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