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Company Accountant

Job Title: Company Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ABJ/22925
Contact Name: Luke Scale
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

The Company Accountant is primarily responsible for one legal entity within a group of linked businesses, ensuring all financial reporting is performed to deadlines while providing insights and trends on business processes.

My client is a large family-owned manufacturer operating throughout the UK based in Northampton, steeped in history and traditional values with a modern and entrepreneurial mentality. They have a keen interest in supporting small and local UK businesses, in terms of sourcing supplies and trading with own-label customers and wholesalers.

Reporting into the Group Accountant, the Company Accountant is crucial for the full spectrum of financial and management accounting duties for the business, including the preparation of the P&L, balance sheet and a variety of month-end duties. This opportunity offers the exciting prospect for someone to aid business decision making in a nationally recognised firm.

This requirement is suitable for a technically and commercially strong accountant from industry or for an accountancy practice professional looking for that first-time move from practice and is eager to broaden their exposure and develop within an impressive value-oriented family run company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of P&L, balance sheet and month end management accounting duties
  • Providing commentary on management accounts, highlighting trends and variances
  • Support in the preparation of the annual financial statements
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Fixed assets
  • Intercompany recharges
  • VAT reconciliations
  • Monitor sales and purchase ledgers
  • Any adhoc projects

What we are looking for:

  • ACCA & CIMA Qualified/Finalist or Qualified by experience
  • Strong technical background with broad exposure in accounts preparation
  • Experience of VAT - preparation of data and submissions
  • Good attention to detail and excellent time management in meeting deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of IT systems such as Excel

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary, dependent upon experience
  • Pension
  • Other benefits

Interested? Register your interest by applying today or call Luke 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball is a specialist finance and accounting recruitment consultancy covering the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of APSCo and TEAM and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref - ABJ/22925 - Company Accountant