Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Financial Accountant


Reference: FH6047

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £35,000.00

Maximum Salary: £40,000.00

Qualifications: ACA, ACCA

My Chester based client is currently looking to appoint a Financial Accountant in to a newly created position reporting directly to the Finance Manager. The finance team is considered central to the success of this ambitious company and their aim is to proactively drive business value through informed and insightful decision making. They work in partnership with the business and are agile and responsive to business needs whilst maintaining a transparent system of effective standards, processes and controls. The role will suit a positive and engaging applicant who has a desire to develop within a high growth dynamic business.


Duties and responsibilities;

  • Prepare the monthly management accounts including assisting with the consolidation accounting
  • Perform the monthly intercompany reconciliation including management of the intercompany recharge, settlement and mismatch process, and other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare of the monthly results and flash forecasting, with a focus on overhead and related costs
  • Assist with the preparation of the interim and annual external financial reporting
  • Liaise with the finance business partners and wider business to prepare rolling forecasts for overhead, and assist in the development of improved cash flow forecasts and financial MI
  • Maintain the fixed asset and intangibles register
  • Assist with the completion of UK statutory and regulatory requirements, including matters related to corporation tax, VAT and funding
  • Challenge existing business processes and assist in developing a culture of continuous improvement


Candidate requirements;

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with strong academics
  • Experience in technical financial accounting (in practice or industry) with up to date IFRS accounting knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with an emphasis on process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to respond appropriately to time-sensitive requests
  • A working knowledge of multicurrency consolidations and further exposure to an industry environment and accounts preparation is highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of corporation tax, VAT and related compliance requirements
  • PC literate with high proficiency in MS Excel