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Financial Accounting Manager



Ref EB7212

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Financial Accounting Manager - Falmouth - £: Exceeds market average

Good statutory reporting candidates aren’t easy to find in West Cornwall but fortunately our client recognises this. Unlike many large employers, this assignment isn’t going to be treated as a tick box exercise; we’re open to receiving applicants with all levels of financial accounting experience, including a practice leaver seeking an interesting, senior level commercial opportunity.

Whenever Trial Balance Consulting are assigned by this client it puts a smile on our faces. Not only are they an absolute pleasure to work with from a recruiter’s point of view, they’re also one of Cornwall’s highest regarded employers, with an exceptional ability to retain staff and develop long term careers. They’re a specialist manufacturer that produce exceptional products to a global customer base and their expertise is envied the world over. Quite simply, any employment opportunity with this business is an opportunity not to be missed. 

The role works within an experienced, friendly, and down to earth finance function and reports directly to the Financial Controller. It will focus on ensuring compliant, accurate adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements.  

The technical details: 

- Preparing and reporting statutory accounts

- VAT reporting and posting

- Quarterly and annual corporation tax reporting

- Working to maximise VAT recovery 

- Investigating compliant methods of reducing customs duty liabilities

- GDPR compliance

- Reporting on statistics

- Supporting internal and external audits

- Implementing process controls improvements

Are you the person that we’re looking for? 

We’re equally focussed on finding a candidate who meets the culture fit as well as the technical spec. We’d definitely prefer to submit qualified candidate’s (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), but we’d be comfortable in sending a part qualified or QBE with strong manufacturing exposure. Either way, manufacturing experience is high on our wish list. Good IT and ERP skills, particularly in MS Excel essential. A knowledge of UK and overseas accounting standards will be essential as would technical indirect tax exposure. The team fit and communication skills are particularly important for this role; It works within a highly energetic, personable team and across multiple departments. We’re looking for a dynamic, enquiring minded individual who can use initiative to find and fix problems, and raise potential ideas to improve systems. 

For further details and to apply, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB7212 ASAP. All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

*Please note that we are also recruiting for a Senior Management Accountant for the same client. Please get in touch if this opportunity would be of interest*

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