Financial Control Accountant

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & hybrid-working

  • Contact:

    Dan Ball

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Dan Ball

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a market leading business in Coventry in search of a Financial Control Accountant. This is a new position that offers great progression opportunities as well as fantastic exposure to unique and exciting projects to the West Midlands region. They require an ambitious, commercially-minded auditor to join their business to support across a variety of functions. This is an exciting position that will allow the successful individual to progress later in their career and have tangible influence of the company's future strategy.

The Role

As Financial Control Accountant you will report into the head of the team and is responsible for the following:

  • Be a key contributor to the success of the Financial Control Programme including walk-throughs, testing of key financial reporting and disclosure controls, remediation testing, deficiency analysis and reporting.
  • Perform risk-based operational and financial and operational audits as needed.
  • Present and discuss adequately supported audit findings, recommendations and conclusions with management.
  • Track outstanding recommendations on an ongoing basis to ensure that these are adequately implemented.
  • Audit reports for issue to all management levels.
  • Prepare flow charts, identify key controls and draft risk-based Audit Programmes.
  • From time to time, assist with any other special project work, as requested by the Internal Audit Manager
  • Identify and potential process and Business improvement opportunities identified as part of tour review of processes

The Requirements

The ideal candidate for this role may have already acted as a Financial Control Accountant previously or have a practice background:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Experience with implementing and testing audit procedures across a business.
  • Strong ability to business partner & influence stakeholders.
  • Experience within new projects.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to interpret financials into meaningful business recommendations.
  • Ideally studied accountancy at university level.

What's On Offer?

  • Salary of £45,000 + benefits
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a market-leading brand
  • A positive and down-to-earth culture
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Eligibility for a generous bonus scheme

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