Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Fixed Term Contract
Posted 3 weeks ago

12 month fixed term contract, with possible perm conversion. Senior Accountant role, up to £65,000 basic salary, plus:

  • Bonus scheme (15-30%)
  • Excellent pension (14% contributions)
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 2-3 days/week working from home

Senior Accountant required for a leading business based in Redditch on a fixed term contract basis, initially for 12 months but with a likely permanent conversion available for those interested in a longer term solution.

As the Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for managing a team of 10+ accountants (a mixture of part-qualified and qualified), overseeing their output. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of a team of accountants and analysts
  • Ensuring financial reporting output is accurate and timely
  • Maintaining up to date reporting controls and ensuring best financial practice throughout the team
  • Actively seeking opportunities to drive change and add continuous improvement
  • Influencing and challenging across the business to non-finance staff, and communicating financial information to other teams
  • Identifying opportunities to add more business intelligence / management information value to the finance team
  • Responsibility to sign off work by more junior accountants within your team
  • Acting as the point of contact for discrepancies or queries
  • Providing technical leadership to the finance team

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or ACMA), though QBE candidates with strong technical reporting experience and a history of team management are also invited to apply.

You will need experience working in large organisations, and to be a proven business partner – able to manage difficult stakeholders at all levels (both finance and non-finance). You’ll also need to be a proactive accountant, able to identify gaps for improvement and drive change throughout your team.

Job Features

Job IdAFDH210722
Job TimeFull Time
Job LevelQualified

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Key Details

TypeFixed Term Contract
Ref NumberAFDH210722
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