Financial Accountant

Midland Heart
£30,785 per annum
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our dynamic Finance Team working for Midland Heart, a leading social housing and care provider based in the Midlands.

Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Bath Row, Central Birmingham
Salary: £30,785 per annum
Hours: 35 Hours per Week (Full Time)
Contract Type: Permanent

The successful candidate will work with the Senior Financial Accountant, providing accounting support for a range of diverse areas from month end accounting to the production of statutory accounts.

You will be responsible for:

Producing annual statutory accounts for each of Midland Hearts mutual companies in accordance with their differing year ends
Ensuring compliance with statutory guidelines
Assistance in the production of group year end accounts and preparation for audit
Being one of the points of contact for the external auditors
Complex balance sheet reconciliations

This role would be ideal for someone who is mid-way through the final stage of their qualification, or a passed finalist (ACCA, CIMA or ACA). If you are looking to build upon the knowledge gained throughout your qualification, and develop the skills gained from previous experience in a similar financial accounting role, this role is for you. You will also have the opportunity to work with other teams within the Finance Department, to expand your knowledge further.

Experience in financial reporting and month/year end close processes is essential, along with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Attention to detail is key, and you should possess good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel. The role will allow a level of autonomy and decision making, so you must have the ability to work on your own initiative, with minimal supervision, however you will be supported by the Senior Financial Accountant to grow and develop in the role.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a generous annual leave entitlement and a wide range of shopping and leisure discounts. We will also ensure you have a tailored development plan, to help you enhance your skills and reach your career ambitions.

If you think you have what we are looking for, apply today!

Closing Date: 20th August 2017
Interview date: 30th August 2017


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and complete the application process.

Please read the role profile in full on our website, before you apply.

We reserve the right to close this advert before the advertised date if deemed necessary.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, for example large print, this can be arranged.

Midland Heart aspires to be a digital organisation that minimises its impact on the environment. Wherever possible, we will conduct transactions digitally rather than by paper and ask that current and future employees share this commitment. Where required, we will support colleagues to be digitally enabled.

No agencies please.