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Financial Accountant


Job ID: 6047553

Telford, Shropshire, England
£45k - 55k per year

Job Type: Full Time


Are you a financial guru? Love chocolate? Say no more! Fancy working for the UK’s leading co-manufacturer for global chocolate confectionery brands, producing in excess of 20,000 tons of chocolate products annually? – This one’s for you!

Job Description:

As the financial lead you will undertake all aspects of financial management. Taking responsibility for ensuring that the financial processes, systems and controls including risk management, are operating effectively.  You will oversee all the financial ledgers, fixed assets, stock and cash flow reporting.  Undertake statutory, management, regulatory and government reporting.  Not forgetting budgeting, forecast preparation and audit management and liaison.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing transactional team and overseeing/reviewing sales ledger, purchase ledger, stock, cash, Bank and GL entries.
  • Company Taxation management (VAT; Corporation tax, Plastic; Waste; Customs & Excise, Class 1a; R&D; CCL).
  • Maintain statutory records for the business.
  • Ensuring that the financial processes, systems and controls are operating effectively.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Fixed asset & capital allowances.
  • Project management of process changes and implementations.
  • Liaise with auditors and preparing audited accounts.
  • Treasury management - liaison with Banks, forecasting & MI data submission.
  • Budgeting & forecasting.
  • Other adhoc duties.


  • 5-10 years’ experience in operational financial & statutory accounts.
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified.
  • Advanced skills using Excel & Word.
  • Experience with GL & balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Involvement in project management.
  • Experience in financial controls and risk management.



Whats On Offer:

  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (after years’ service).
  • Life assurance and health insurance
  • Company pension (8%) or auto enrolment
  • Benefits schemes


Do you possess strong communication skills across all levels? Are you approachable, flexible, adaptable to changing circumstances with ease? My client is looking for a self-motivated individual, to drive progress and consistently strive to meet high standards. If this sounds like you then apply now!



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 Call ‘Kayleigh Housden’ on: 01952 797577
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Job ref: KPI-C-305