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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zeena Peer

  • Contact email:

    zeena.peer@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH13152_1549619256

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Are you looking for a company that is growing? Are you keen on being involved in acquisitions?
I am recruiting for a Financial Accountant for a growing business based in Wolverhampton.

They are growing successfully through acquisition and are planning to continue this amazing growth for the foreseeable future. As a result of heavy workload they require a technically strong Financial Accountant to join their team. This is a newly created position and will require someone with the technical expertise and a self-starter as you will have autonomy in this role.


As Financial Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Taking responsibility of external reporting of financial information to lenders and industry regulators; including covenant calculations and consolidated monthly returns
  • Preparing commentary to go alongside financial information for monthly board reports
  • Reconciling key Balance Sheet codes on a monthly basis
  • Assisting in the annual budget preparations ensuring high level of accuracy when collating relevant information
  • Developing improved methods of statutory style cash flow reporting.
  • Auditing and compliance liaison
  • To be involved in the recruitment and the selection of finance staff as and when required to do so
  • Assisting with financial due diligence to allow the board to make decisions around potential acquisitions
  • Support the Senior Management team in business development activities, including attendance and participation in meetings with commissioners and other external business contacts when required.
  • Support the Bid Team with pricing information as part of the tendering process.
  • Contribute to the general management and development of the company, including participation in meetings at Head Office as well as other branches as and when required.
  • Extensive ad-hoc project work


As Financial Accountant you will ideally have:

  • Strong academic background, including professional accounting qualification - ideally from practice
  • Experienced in preparing full statutory accounts including consolidations to meet all regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of accounting processes, procedures and controls. Knowledge of financial month end and year end procedures and management reporting
  • Ability to assess and review information and recognise potential issues.


Any question please get in touch at zeena.peer@gleeson-rg.com or 07772863418

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