Senior Overheads Accountant

Location: Rochester, Kent Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Senior Overheads Accountant, Rochester. A well-established technology company are looking to attract an experienced Senior Overheads Accountant due to growth within the business.

Reporting to the Assistant Financial Controller your role will be to provide finance business partnering support to key senior financial and non-financial stakeholders. You will be involved in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, production of year end accounts, supporting various reporting requirements and ensuring that the business is compliant with the finance policies manual.

Benefits include: - Salary up to £33,000, Pension, enhanced annual leave, cycle2work, employee discounts

Main duties of the Senior Overheads Accountant will include:

  • Engaging and collaborating with key functional leads in completing financial forecasts in support of operating plans (annual budget), quarterly business reviews, 5-year integrated business plans and challenging key assumptions to establish robust forecasts
  • Working closely with the team, drive capital budgeting process providing additional support with challenging assumptions and affordability prior to reviews with senior leadership
  • Driving business ensuring fixed assets management controls around acquisition, capitalisation, and disposals are in line with the company's finance and governance requirements
  • Providing accurate management accounting information on a timely basis
  • Developing and maintaining a solid understanding of the business risks/ opportunities, proactively recommending mitigation plans to deliver budget/forecast targets
  • Working closely with and influencing senior leadership to drive business performance
  • Collaborating seamlessly with the wider cost base team and other stakeholders, ensuring that processes are working effectively and efficiently and improvements are implemented
  • Developing, mentoring, providing support and guidance to first line

Skills and qualifications as Senior Overheads Accountant:

  • Capital investment management experience
  • Fixed Assets management experience
  • Able to influence stakeholders
  • Strong Excel skills and working knowledge of Oracle ERP systems (or equivalent) and Hyperion
  • Ideally CIMA qualified
  • Experience gained within a manufacturing environment would be highly advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of working to tight timescales and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Experience of supervising, managing and motivating team members

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Overheads Accountant to progress their career. If you are interested please apply or for more information please contact Kelly.

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