Company Accountant

Trial Balance Consulting
32000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + + Benefits
20 Mar 2017
28 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Company Accountant - Bodmin - GBP32-40,000

Trial Balance Consulting have been assigned by an education support provider who seeks to recruit an experienced Company Accountant to join their growing organisation. This is a full time and permanent position, which will be located in central Bodmin (with parking).

This is a newly developed role and one of pivotal responsibility. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, the successful incumbent will be seen as an intrinsic member of the senior management team. Overseeing a small finance team, the post holder will assume the lead position in managing and developing the organisation's financial processes. The role calls for a candidate who is both technically accomplished and who possesses strong commercial/strategic awareness.

Key responsibilities:

- Supervise a small finance team working across the key remits of the function
- To produce high quality financial management information and present to the senior management team as required
- To ensure the production of compliant financial information for onward submission to government and sector specific regulatory organisations
- To provide sound forecasts to ensure future sustainability
- To implement and develop existing financial controls/systems to ensure efficient financial monitoring
- To liaise closely with non-financial managers both in house and operating across the employers' multiple locations
- To liaise with external auditors and prepare for annual audits
- To ensure value for money supplier agreements to maximise profitability

Person specification:

- A professionally qualified individual - ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA
- Ideally, although not essentially an understanding of finance related issues affecting the education sector
- A high level of IT competence to include MS Excel and bespoke accounting software
- Experience of managing a small team
- Degree educated
- Demonstrable experience of devising and implementing strategic initiatives
- Able to communicate effectively with colleagues in all departments

This is an interesting and varied opportunity employed by a highly reputable service provider. For detailed role specifications and to apply, please contact Steve Roach quoting reference SR3445.

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