£45000 - £50000 per annum
2 months ago
Due to an exciting period of growth, a well-established, rapidly expanding business based in Cheshire is currently looking to appoint a Revenue and Governance Accountant on a permanent basis to join their dynamic and growing transformation team.
As Finance Control and Governance Accountant, you will work as part of a fast-paced team and be responsible for:
- Daily contact with internal customers involving decision making based on established principles, managing communications with our German colleagues and all levels of management and staff in the UK.
- Build relationships across the business and with all levels within the finance team acting as an "advisor" to improve the control environment, maintain good governance and deliver operational efficiencies.
- Understand complex finance transactions/processes and recommend changes to financial controls and governance, deciding on areas for further investigation. Impact the work of other's by creating process efficiencies and good governance.
- Responsible for the management of SAP access and finance master data requests from the business providing a "triage" facility between UK and Germany, ensuring advice is provided to maintain segregation of duties and perform regular reviews of finance system access.
- Innovation within finance and other areas of the business such as bringing new ideas, identifying opportunities for process automation, recommending course of action and documenting/embedding the changes.
- Communication and re-training of finance teams on new procedures where required.
- Working collaboratively with both finance and non-finance teams to optimise operational efficiencies across the business.
- Supporting other ad-hoc finance activities as required to help finance meet its commitments to the Board.
As Financial Control and Governance Accountant you will have the following skill set:
- Personable with strong communication skills - both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple tasks.
- Flexible and able to adapt quickly to change, and in turn be a change agent for the Finance department to help embed a culture of change.
- Previous Internal Audit Experience
- Good commercial and financial knowledge.
- Experience of "Lean Six Sigma" approach, process mapping, process improvement and setting performance measures.
- A range of financial system experience - SAP is essential and preferably Cognos
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong Audit background to join a company with a dynamic culture and unrivalled opportunities .
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the role, please apply now, or contact Hayley Cox at Sellick Partnership.
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