Financial Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 07/12/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06120-0011183314


The Permanent Division of Robert Half - Finance & Accounting are working in partnership with an instantly recognisable and world-renowned business to recruit a Financial Accountant.

They're looking to hire a Financial Accountant whose role is responsible for managing the day to day accounting duties for the business operating within Company policy, targets and guidelines. This role plays a vital part in supporting both internal and external stakeholders.

Financial Accountant / Northamptonshire / £40,000 - £50,000 plus car and bonus

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for ensuring effective management of fixed assets
  • Determine and operate effective inventory management
  • Support month-end reporting for multiple operating entities
  • Maintain monthly balance sheet reconciliations including inter-company
  • Reconciliation of revenues and costs to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Liaising with key stakeholders around the business
  • Escalate unresolved or difficult matters (including queries) to the Financial Controller for assistance/support
  • Assistance and preparation for year-end reporting including production of working papers
  • Undertake all preparation work for audits (internal/external)
  • Support and provision journal entries to the general ledger and ensure accuracy and control
  • Support all process improvements of the area delivering task inefficiencies and automation


Due to the demands of the role the Financial Accountant must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA), capable of working in an ever-changing environment, keen to challenge themselves and wanting to sharpen their accounting skill-set.

The Financial Accountant will ideally have

  • Technical accountancy experience from practice
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills

The Company

Based in Northamptonshire the business is well-respected, known for developing internal staff and offer a good work life balance. The business also offers excellent career advancement opportunities.

Salary & Benefits

The Financial Accountant will receive a starting salary between £40,000 - £50,000 plus car and bonus along with a strong benefits package.

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