The Senior Accountant will assist with the day to day management and development of the finance department to support the company in its future growth.
With a customer service approach throughout the business and both demand and deliver quality information to drive value. This role will support the Financial Controller and the Finance Director in the planning, execution and management of the Finance strategy including the relationships with our finance service partners.
My client is looking for a Senior Accountant to come in with experience of good all around accounts. This is a well established company in the Transport and Rail Industry and the role will be detailed and faced paced. This is a 18 month maternity cover contract based in Middlesex area.
Delivering information to the business that is accurate, timely, user-friendly, concise and fundamentally adds value;
Working with each team within the business to evaluate the key reporting requirements, agree format and content and ensure all users can understand the message
Building first class teams to support and grow the business
Providing a genuine customer focused service
Growing company profitability and value
Challenging and driving down business costs or supporting investment where business benefits
Establish a clear framework for the flow of information both to and from the finance department;
Ensure total integrity and transparency of all reporting and financial data;
Promote team work within the Finance function and improve the team’s knowledge and confidence;
Ensure cross-training is in place to develop all staff and to provide cover;
Ensure that financial controls are effective and operating appropriately.
Attend training courses / meetings when required;
Undertake such duties as may reasonably be required by the Financial Controller;
Assist and participate in such projects that may require joint input by the Heads of Departments;
Lead discussions and be a key influencer in shaping the view of finance within the company.
The duties listed above are not exhaustive.
Must demonstrable experience of good all around accounts experience. Customer Service focused.
Part qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualification;
Demonstrable experience of good all around accounts experience
including management accounts, analysis and balance sheet reconciliations;
Skilled in the use of IT systems, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook and Oracle;
Flexible approach to working hours.
This Senior Accountant role is 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday but must be flexible to work over and above these hours if deemed necessary.