Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrow
Salary: £39,000 to £41,250
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SS/FinAccountant
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 6 years ago

Job Description

Established, growing and financially stable company have a fantastic opportunity for a part or newly qualified financial accountant to join the team. Ideally you will have 3 years or more team management experience, including recruiting, leading, develop and motivate direct reports. Reporting to the financial controller the role offers fantastic benefits and career progression.  

Purpose Leads the Financial Accounting team (5) for a large multi site / multi customer business


People Management – to manage the Finance team of 5 (3 assistant financial accountants, AP Team Manager & Accounts Team Leader). To recruit, lead and motivate direct reports to achieve agreed service levels, and to develop and continually improve.

Performance Reporting - To manage the periodic reporting process, ensuring that the information generated is used to challenge performance and drive action.  To generate ad-hoc information (normally overhead, cash or balance sheet related) to support the analysis of business performance.

Rolling Forecast – To co-ordinate the generation of the overhead, cash and balance sheet elements of the rolling forecast.

Control Environment - To review and develop the financial control system (e.g. Asset verification, PO authority limits, CEP’s)

Month End – To manage the month end and balance sheet process.

Working Capital – To review and understand actual cash performance, and forecast short-term cash requirements.  Influence the key drivers of working capital and control creditor payments.

Group Requirements – To co-ordinate and communicate with group functions (e.g. internal audit, tax department) and external parties (e.g. external audit) as required. 

IS and Business Processes – To review the financial systems (ERP, Fixed Assets, FDC etc) to ensure they are operating and are being used efficiently and effectively.

Salary £39,000 to £41,250

We have many different vacancies, we will contact you once we have thing suitable. 

Crowley Cox is acting as an employment business or agency. Crowley Cox is a specialist Financial Recruitment Consultancy. We handle appointments at all levels from Finance Directors, Financial Controllers to Part Qualified and Qualified by Experience candidates. We offer permanent, contract, temporary and interim personnel.