Senior Financial Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06120-0011496833


The Permanent Division of Robert Half are working in partnership with a growing FMCG business based in Northampton with the recruitment of a Senior Financial Accountant.

The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for the delivery of timely reports on the business performance, develop internal controls and integrate new business units, post-acquisition.

There is a clear succession plan in place and the natural next step for the incumbent is to become the Financial Controller.

Senior Financial Accountant / Northampton / £50,000 - £55,000 plus benefits

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Daily and weekly financial accounting processes including full control of the balance sheet
  • Prepare the Monthly Consolidation for the group management accounts
  • Post-acquisition integration including P&L production and board presentation
  • Understand and design new processes and maintain comprehensive and up to date process documentation
  • Understand and implement strong financial controls
  • Communicate and knowledge share key financial information with the Financial Controller, Finance Director and Senior Stakeholders
  • Support the Financial Controller with various project work
  • Management of internal audits and year end external audits


Due to the demands of the role the Senior Financial Accountant must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), capable of working in an ever-changing environment, keen to challenge themselves and have a desire to provide 'best in class'. The Senior Financial Accountant will ideally have:

  • An Audit background
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills

The Company

Based in Northampton, this high acquisitive group are well-respected, known for developing internal staff and offer a good work life balance. The business also offers the unique opportunity to step into a Controller role.

Salary & Benefits

The Senior Financial Accountant will receive a starting salary between £50,000 - £55,000 (DOE) per annum along with a strong benefits package.

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