Financial Accountant

Overview

 

 

Financial Accountant

Company Overview

Our client is a leader in the retailing of transport fuels, commercial fuels, heating oils and related products and division of a publically listed company. Their network includes over 70 retail sites.   

 

Role Overview

The successful candidate, who will report to the Financial Controller, will be a key member of the Finance team to ensure the efficient daily running of the Finance Department and continuous improvement of reporting and related processes.

 

Role Responsibilities

• Work closely with the FD/FC to ensure the Company has best in class financial control systems in place.

• Assist with the preparation of month/year end reporting packs (including for subsidiaries) and working capital analysis. 

• Assistance with tax returns and year-end audit.

• Assistance with annual budgeting process.

• Responsibility for monthly statutory returns.

• Monthly review of bank reconciliations

• Record details of hedging contracts and deferred rebate accruals.

• Oversee stock reporting and review weekly stock gains and losses.

• Assistance with tax returns and year-end audit.

• Assistance with annual budgeting process.

• Various ad-hoc projects and business process improvement exercises.

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Qualified accountant with 1-2 years post qualification experience (preferably with industry experience).
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen.