Financial Accountant - FA001

Financial Accountant

Based from our Head Office in Thame, the role requires a Financial Accountant to join CPM’s Finance department - we will even support you to complete your qualifications if not already qualified! Excellent salary - circa £32k, plus company bonus and excellent benefits including pension and 26 days holiday rising to 31 days

As Financial Accountant, you’ll be working in a fast-paced environment alongside a knowledgeable team so there’s never a dull day at work. You will implement new and help improve existing processes policies, planning managing the year end accounts, full PL and tax activities.

The Financial Accountant Role:

This key role within our Finance department is pivotal to ensuring all accounts are processed in a timely manner. We are a very dynamic business, meaning that you will have several projects on the go at any one time. Timescales can often be short, so your ability to rise to a challenge and manage business expectations will be vital!

Key Responsibilities for the Financial Accountant are:
• Supervise the preparation, payment and reconciliation of VAT returns and accounts.
• Management of two Financial Assistants.
• Escalation point for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and banking queries from Offshore team and own team members.
• Review, explain and continuously improve current processes.
• Responsible for releasing payments and co-ordinate cover for banking tasks.
• Quarterly verification of bank accounts for all entities
• Quarterly review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cashier journals to ensure all process documentation is up to date.
• Working Capital reporting and query resolution for all entities.
• Cash forecasting
• Support for Shared Service Manager (Payroll and pensions) for analysis and reporting.
• Other ad hoc duties as instructed.

You would enjoy this Financial Accountant role if:

• You have experience of working in a financial environment.
• You are actively studying (AAT, CIMA or ACCA). We will support your studies!
• You would enjoy being client facing and are able to quickly build rapport with people
• You thrive on working to extremely tight deadlines at month and quarter end.
• You know when to modify how you present your information. ensuring the key points land with your audience
• You have a commitment to quality and actively seek to broaden your experience and knowledge to keep ahead of the curve!
• You’re curious – you seek to understand what is going on and proactive in recommending improvements
• Your team is important to you, you like to get involved in a great one team culture and are not averse to the occasional team activity, including fancy dress!

Why work for us?

In addition to a great salary circa £32k (DOE) you will be joining a forward-thinking innovative company, who believes and invests in their people. We will support you to complete your ACCA or CIMA qualification and give you the training and opportunities to be your very best. In addition to free on-site parking and a canteen, we have a great company culture, with many work social events you can be involved in.

Apply today to join our exceptional and valued finance team.

CPM are an equal opportunities employer