Financial & Reporting Accountant

Financial Accountant - Lancashire, North West

Ref: 453Friday 5 August 2022

to £43.5K plus a flexible benefits package

Headquartered in Burnley, this growing Not for Profit organisation is recruiting a Financial Accountant to join their Finance Team. Paying up to £43,680K (DOE) plus excellent benefits, this role could suit a first mover from Practice or an experienced Financial Accountant. The role is office based with some hybrid/flexible working.

THE JOB

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Financial Accountants' main responsibility is to deliver an efficient and robust financial accounting service to the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a robust control environment, continually looking at improving processes and procedures to strengthen financial controls
  • Month-end reporting
  • Cashflow forecasting and treasury management
  • Ensure compliance and support the delivery of all regulatory and legislative requirements, VAT and other tax returns
  • Group consolidation
  • Lead on the production of the annual statutory accounts
  • Developing strong relationships with the external auditors to support an effective audit process 

THE PERSON

  • You will ideally be a fully Qualified Accountant with experience in statutory reporting. You must be a strong technical accountant with experience of balance sheet reconciliation and understanding cashflow management
  • A natural drive for improvement and through changes to improve financial processes and systems
  • A strong team player, supportive, and a champion of collaborative working
  • You will be an effective communicator, able to forge strong relationships with the wider Finance Management Team

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