Financial Accountant


Salary:

GBP45000 - 55000 / annum

Location:

Peterborough

Date Posted:

March 1, 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

06650-0010312582


Description

Robert Half is delighted to be partnering with Gardman LTD in Peterborough to recruit a Financial Accountant to join their growing Finance function.


Robert Half is delighted to be partnering with Gardman LTD in Peterborough to recruit a Financial Accountant to join their growing Finance function.

The Company:

As the UKs leading garden products supplier, Gardman offer over 4,000 lines across key categories such as core gardening, garden living, homestyle accessories, garden leisure, wild bird care and pet care.

Gardman are committed to delivering great value for money products across over 25 categories and are proud to offer the most diverse range of Garden Products on the market. Whilst price remains a key driver, Gardman also understand the importance of offering consumers depth of choice to keep them engaged and returning to store time and time again.

The UK's leading provider of gardening and wild bird care products has recently opened of its new purpose built warehouse which represents a significant investment of over £30m demonstrating the commitment of Gardman and Rutland Partners to further support its growth to supply gardening products into mainstream grocery retailers.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse accounting role within the business providing high quality financial information. The role includes assisting in month end processes, journals and substantiation of the balance sheet and there will be a particular focus on improving and developing finance processess for greater efficiency and accuracy.

The role of Financial Accountant based in Peterborough will include (but not be limited to):

  • To assist in managing the monthly close processes including complex and judgmental accounting adjustments
  • To drive and implement improvements to the control processes to ensure faster and reduce suprises events
  • To manage monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • To work closely with senior finance and business stakeholders on the production of annual budgets and regular re-forecasting events
  • To develop and mentor less experienced members of the team
  • To support the UK Head of Finance in all areas of the business as required
  • To prepare schedules for the half year and annual audit

The Successful Applicant

The successful Financial Accountant will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)
  • Possess a strong technical knowledge and ideally be from an Audit background
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage at all levels of the business

Benefits:

The role of Financial Accountant in Peterborough is offering a competitive salary plus benefits

Please contact John Mclaughlin at Robert Half Cambridge on 01223 341400 if you are interested in discussing this role further.

Please note, all 3rd party applications will be forwarded onto and managed by Robert Half and John Mclaughlin who is handling the recruitment process.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement



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