Accountant (Controlling)

£40,000 - £50,000 DEP ON EXP
Daresbury

KD/L3WX495W
Permanent

Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

The Controlling function provides financial analysis and decision-making support to the business. The Accountant (Controlling) role provides support to the Director to achieve the set objectives.

 

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Providing planning and analysis support for industry specific management of the business
  • Financial analysis and reporting for informed decision making and high performance
  • Preparing and controlling budgets, forecasts and other planning processes
  • Preparing approval requests
  • Preparing investment decisions and related business cases
  • Strategic and ad-hoc projects
  • Reconciliation of Global and EMEA data to local systems
  • Maintaining and developing business intelligence systems and solutions
  • Business procedures, controls and risk assessments

 

Key skills and experience required:

  • Recognised Accounting qualification is essential (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience working in either practice or industry will be considered
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • External audit and internal controls experience
  • Ability to communicate strongly across business functions
  • Strong IT skills– Office 365 (Excel and Powerpoint in particular)
  • Knowledge of SAP would be preferred
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload within a busy environment
  • Ability to show initiative

 

Working hours: 35 hours, Monday – Friday

Currently 3 days in the office/2 working from home

 

Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays

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