Financial Accountant

Location Middlesbrough
Discipline: Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + +Hybrid + Great Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 11134.2
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP



£45,000 - £54,000 + GREAT BENEFITS


We're proud to be recruiting on behalf of a highly successful business that is continuing to expand and as a result, they're looking to recruit an experienced Financial Accountant.

As Financial Accountant, you'll be working closely with SLT and have responsibility for managing and developing two direct reports. In addition, you'll be responsible for managing the statutory accounts for the various entities, monthly management accounts, implementing financial policies/controls, VAT Returns and Corporation Tax.

This is a great opportunity for an ACCA, CIMA or ACA Qualified Accountant, that has a strong understanding of financial accounting, management accounts and UK GAAP Accounting. Perfect for a forward-thinking career driven individual.


  • Lead, motivate, develop and performance manage the Financial Accounts team.
  • Production of statutory accounts for the different legal entities within the group, ensuring that they incorporate all current requirements of UK GAAP
  • Responsible for producing accurate and timely monthly management accounts, profit and loss account and balance sheet reporting against budget/forecasts.
  • Lead on the management of financial policies and ensuring the integrity of the profit and loss and balance sheet.
  • Responsibility for compliance with all relevant taxes, including review of corporation tax and payroll taxes in preparation of quarterly VAT Returns VAT and oversee P11D process.
  • Ensure consistent and accurate balance sheet reporting including the production and review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and preparation of balance sheet reporting.
  • Oversee all aspects of the monthly management accounts ensuring all revenue and costs are accurately reported including revenue accruals and provisions, payroll calculations, accruals, prepayments, property and overhead cost reporting, fixed assets, provisions and long-term liabilities.
  • Lead and manage the month end timetable to deliver accounts in line with agreed timescales.
  • Ensure intercompany balances are reconciled and that year end processes regarding intercompany are completed and can be easily identifiable.
  • Working closely with the estates team to fully understand property liabilities and commitments and ensure these are accurately provided for.
  • Identifying potential improvements to finance processes and the oracle system


  • Qualified accountant, either ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Proven experience as an Accountant or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of UK GAAP requirements
  • Experience of producing Management Accounts
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and legislation
  • Highly analytical and detail orientated, possessing strong commercial acumen and business sense.
  • Organised multitasker who can work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines.


Please send your CV for the Financial Accountant role via the advertisement for immediate consideration.

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