This high-profile, Cambridge based employer of choice is seeking a high-calibre Big Four trained accountant to join their team as Financial Accountant. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Financial Accountant will play a key role in ensuring the quality of financial record-keeping, group tax and compliance activities and technical accounting projects. The successful candidate will be expected to a continuous improvement approach and will identify opportunities to improve efficiencies within existing processes and procedures. In so doing, the postholder will have a direct impact on the decision making processes across the business through the provision of accurate and meaningful financial data whilst helping to position the finance team to best meet the evolving and growing needs of the business. This role will lead technical accounting projects, ensure international tax compliance and will support the finance operations team in the preparation of the monthly trial balance, annual report and financial statements.
Interested applicants will ideally have trained and qualified within a Big Four environment and will possess strong, up to date technical accounting knowledge. You will need to demonstrate outstanding communication skills and be comfortable providing financial advice and support to colleagues across the business in a clear and concise way. You will need to demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach and use these skills to support your colleagues and build effective working relationships.
This role represents an outstanding first move from practice into industry and offers a competitive salary, a fantastic working environment and unrivalled career development opportunities.
Please contact Mark Wishart for further information.