Operations Accountant

Employer
Michael Page Finance
Location
England, Cheshire, Warrington
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
Nov 9, 2021

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Logistics
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Exciting opportunity to join a large and fast-paced business based in Warrington as an Operations Accountant. The role would be exposed to both the reporting aspect and the commercial side of the business.

Client Details

Successful transport/ logistics business with presence nationally. This role will sit within the team at their Warrington site.

Description

  • Prepare accurate, timely and user friendly financial and commercial information, including daily and weekly profit and loss reporting.
  • Complete financial analysis and associated commentary to understand variances on a daily and weekly basis.
  • A detailed understanding of the business performance drivers, including the impact of key performance indicators (KPIs) and a strong drive towards efficiency, service and improving performance for the business.
  • Can work using their own initiative to complete tasks given strict daily/weekly/monthly timetable.
  • Prepare business Unit management accounting and reporting including completion and/or assistance in preparation of the monthly management accounts, annual budget and forecasts.
  • Assist in enhancing the business unit internal financial controls and procedures and support effective implementation within the business unit team.
  • Strong communication skills will be required for you to ensure that you can influence people at various levels and departments.
  • The ability to read, analyse and interpret financial reports and spreadsheets; create financial models and scenarios and have experience of forecasting and KPI analysis.
  • Able to work in a very fast paced environment where speed and accuracy is key. As is the ability to be flexible and manage their time effectively.
  • Ad-hoc support and analysis as required by the business.

Profile

  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong communication skills and confidence to be used in business partnering
  • The ability to work accurately in a very fast paced environment
  • Logistics, manufacturing or FMCG background would be preferable but not essential

Job Offer

Benefits on offer to the successful candidate include a salary of up to £50,000 and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. This role will be 100% site based at their office in Warrington.

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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