Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Financial Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting an organisation in Coventry to recruit a Financial Accountant who can lead a small team and take ownership of the General Ledger and support with a variety of new projects.

The role has become available due to internal progression, and is an excellent opportunity to join a large finance team where internal opportunities are always available to high performers. Management experience is not necessary and would suit an Individual who enjoys a varied job, and is looking for a role where they will be challenged and developed.

The role will see a Finalist/Qualified Accountant taking full ownership of the journal entries into the system, which will need to be analysed, and manually inputted into the accounting system (SAP), while also leading on a variety of projects that need to be progressed. These will include system upgrades and process improvement activities.

The ideal candidate needs to be ambitious with a hunger to identify potential changes, and drive through improvements, a natural ability to build relationships and communicate with a range of departments and previous experience in a hands on environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of a timely monthly close cycle
  • Maintenance of feeder system interfaces into the General ledger
  • Management of the complex and critical processes associated with period close
  • Efficient and accurate processing of all general ledger journals
  • Maintenance of Chart of accounts, changes to master data, cost & profit centre structures
  • Management of cash and banking, reconciliations and systems

Package on offer:

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Bonus
  • Double matched pension
  • Private Medical
  • Flexi Hours

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