Senior Accountant - #49039

Robert Half UK

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Heywood
Contract type: Full time

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior accountant to join a well-established fast growing manufacturing company based in Heywood. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified/Part qualified/ QBE finance professional to be a key part of the Finance Team.

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the AP/AR Team whilst building and developing the junior team's capability. Additionally, you will manage and develop internal processes to deliver an efficient and effective AP/AR Team. You will support the preparation of financial statements and reports, analysing budgets and maintaining records of financial transactions.

  • Support the requirements for monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting activities including reconciliations of Balance sheet accounts, coordination, and completion of annual audits, and reviewing financial reports as necessary.
  • Keep up to date with financial requirements and support implementation within the business.
  • Develop and maintain analysis for management and audit purposes.
  • Support for Business Development on financial elements of bids as required.
  • Research and report on financial status including income statement variances, communicating financial results to the Financial Controller, budget preparation.
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
  • Ensure proper control and accounting of fixed assets additions, disposals, and transfers.
  • Generate reports for labour investigation, expense research, monthly balance sheet and monthly customer profit and loss statement. Review and implement actions resulting from reports.
  • Ensure budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.
  • Ensure proper accounting of all transactions.
  • Ensure accurate monthly inventory valuation.
  • Support with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Ensure bookkeeping is completed accurately and timely according to internal schedules.
  • Ensure that all VAT returns are performed timely and accurately and submitted and paid on time.
  • Ensure that payroll taxes are paid timely and accurately.
  • Analyse and investigate revenue and cost variances.
  • Prepare and post journals for accruals and prepayments for monthly management accounts.
  • Providing cover for the Financial Controller when required.


  • Minimum AAT qualified /Finance Degree or equivalent and part qualified/qualified (CIMA/ACCA).
  • Strong background in finance (typically 5years),
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Previous experience of the engineering and electronics industry (desirable).
  • Ability to work as part of a team with strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


  • Salary of up to £45,000 DOE
  • Annual performance-related bonus
  • Development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Other employee benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Rates of pay and salary ranges are dependent upon your experience, qualifications and training. If you wish to apply, please read our Privacy Notice describing how we may process, disclose and store your personal data:

Security alert: scammers are currently targeting jobseekers. Robert Half do not ask candidates for a fee or request candidates to send applications through instant messaging services such as WhatsApp or Telegram. Learn how to protect yourself by visiting our website:

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume

Similar jobs

Vehicle Parts Assistant Apprenticeship - Heywood

Direct Line Group, Heywood
2 weeks ago
Vehicle Parts Assistant Apprenticeship Heywood Starting Salary – £17,000 Let’s make the most of your talent An apprenticeship with DLG will help you grow your career whilst working towards a qualification at the same time! The future is exciting as the technologies used in Body Shops are evolving every day, which is really helping us re-shape the vehicle repair industry....

Bar staff

J D Wetherspoon, Heywood
3 weeks ago
The ideal applicants We`re looking for fun, enthusiastic, passionate people to join our hard-working teams. We recruit for personality and, as a uk top employer with an award-winning training programme, we know that we can teach you the skills to succeed. What`s in it for you? We offer competitive hourly rates for all of our team members: -a free meal...