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Financial and Project Accountant

Job Title: Financial and Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
REF: ABJ221012
Contact Name: Richard Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

The Financial and Project Accountant is primarily responsible for the largest legal entity within this group of businesses, with a turnover of more than £150M.

This large family-owned manufacturer based in Northampton, is 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.

The Financial and Project Accountant will ensure that all financial reporting is performed to deadlines, including full P&L and management accounts. Reporting to the Group Accountant, this role is crucial to the forward-thinking strategies of the business, as they seek to add-value in the day-to-day controls and procedures, providing recommendations and striving for the most efficient financial processes.

This requirement would be fantastic for a technically strong ACCA/ACA qualified accountant looking for their first-time move from practice or an accountant from industry that is eager to broaden their exposure and develop within an impressive value-oriented family run company.

  • Responsibility of the financial control of the largest legal entity within the group
  • Producing quarterly profit and loss accounts, balance sheet & management accounts
  • Project management and control, review of current policies and procedures
  • Provide recommendation for processes and procedures, implementing new policies across the team
  • Ensure Financial Reporting is completed to deadlines
  • Reconciling control accounts
  • Journals, accruals and prepayments
  • Cashbook control and reconciliation
  • Analysis and production costs and wages
  • Headcount costs and reporting
  • Providing system support
  • Audit preparation and adjustments
  • Monthly VAT returns including EC sales and purchases

What we are looking for:

  • ACCA, ACA qualified accountant
  • 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
  • Strong IT skills including Excel, any ERP systems experience (Oracle, SAP, QuickBooks, Sage, Xero etc)

What is on offer:

  • Salary in the region of £50,000 to £55,000
  • Pension
  • Other benefits

Interested? Register your interest by applying today or call Richard 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/221012 - Financial and Project Accountant