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Financial Accountant

Haribo UK
Glasshoughton, Castleford, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

HARIBO Castleford (hybrid working)- occasional travel may also be required
Working hours: 38

Position type: Permanent

We are on the hunt for an experienced ‘Financial Accountant’ to come and join our Finance team... this could be your opportunity to join the sweet life of HARIBO!

Within this role you will report directly into our ‘Senior Manager- Accounting and Tax’ and work as part of a team of four. To enable HARIBO sugary success, within this role you will provide support to our Senior Manager as well as the wider Finance Accounting team in the production of accurate and timely reporting.

How you’ll contribute to the mix:

This is a fantastic opportunity to add a sugar rush to your career and delve hand first into a role at HARIBO.
Preparing monthly Management Accounts (UK and Ireland)
Year-end audit and Statutory Accounts preparation
Assisting with Tax work and Projects (and liaising with external tax partners)
Preparing Group Accounts
Treasury- Cashflow reporting and forecasting
Supporting with process improvement projects
Fixed assts
Producing internal and external month end reports
Carrying out pre month end P&L account reviews
Group planning- forecasts and budgets
Can you supply our essential ingredients?

We are on the hunt for either a CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified Accountant who has at least five years of financial and management accounts experience. Do you hit our sweet spot by having experience of working within both a large and complex organisation? Don’t worry previous FMCG or Food Manufacturing experience isn’t essential!

The possession of Financial Accounting knowledge- UK GAAP is also a must for sugary success within this role. Whilst also not forgetting a good working knowledge of sales, purchasing and general ledger principles.

Also calling all Excel gurus out there, you know who you are!

Communication skills are also essential for this role, we are looking for an individual who isn’t fazed by communicating to all levels within both our Finance space as well as other areas within the business.
In order to adapt to our forever changing sweet Finance landscape we are looking for someone who is able to demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset, are you not afraid to step outside your comfort zone as well as are committed to hitting those new deadlines?

We are also looking for an individual who is naturally proactive and inquisitive at heart... this could be your opportunity to bring out your childlike happiness! Are you also comfortable working both independently as well as within a team? Don’t worry you will be in safe hands with our Finance team, they’re a great bunch!
By joining our Finance team at HARIBO you will have the opportunity to add that sweet factor to your career!

The extra sweet stuff:

- 28 days holiday; plus bank holidays
- Marketing leading life assurance
- 6% pension (matched by HARIBO)
- Company mobile phone
- 20% discount in our stores
- Free onsite parking
- A supporting and dynamic induction period

If our sweet insights in this role have got you craving developing your career with HARIBO, why not apply today to join the mix!

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