Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £30k - 33k per year + Pension, Profit Share, Study Support
Start Date: 06/02/2017
Reference: JO0000000719
Contact Name: David Whittle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2017 11:54

Job Description

Financial Controls Accountant
Coventry - £30,000 – 33,000pa + Pension, Profit Share, Study Support

Wallis Lynch is exclusively recruiting in partnership with UK Mail to appoint a Financial Controls Accountant  to join their Mail Accounting team based at Ryton, Coventry.

About UK Mail: 

UK Mail is one of the UK’s leading integrated postal operators, delivering and collecting over 3 billion mail items and 50 million parcels per annum. We are offering you the opportunity to grow with a new generation of people. Following the recent acquisition UK Mail are now part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. This is a company who is committed to pushing the boundaries of the postal and express parcel delivery markets and aims to be the first choice for their customers. The UK Mail management team is determineddedicated and looking for like minded individuals to make this happen.

About the role:

This is a pivotal role that sits within the Mail Accounting team. The key focus of your role will be to take ownership for identification and investigation of key risks within the revenue assurance control framework through the operation of control routines, and reports with the outputs communicated to senior management.  You will ensure balance sheets are reconciled in accordance with the internal timetable. Working in partnership with the IT team to take ownership for the finance testing of planned IT changes, executing a continuous improvement approach to ensure commercial risks to the business are minimised. Your role will include significant levels of Analysis and Reporting which in turn will require you to present your finding to various Senior Stakeholders across the group including CFO.

To be considered:

You will ideally be at the final stages of your Accountancy qualifications or recently qualified and have demonstrable experience of key internal control activities. You will have a natural hunger for learning and developing insight for smarter investigation and analysis. Working very closeley with the organisations IT department your communication and interpersonal skills will be key to ensuring you succeed in this challenging position. Previous experience of SOX accounting would be highly desirable. If you are a critically minded, inquisitive type then this role will definitely present you a great platform to deliver.


What's on offer?

Not only are we offering you the fantastic opportunity to work in UK Mail in their state of the art offices, the benefits package is designed with their people in mind. The salary on offer for this role is circa £30,000 - £33,000 + Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday, Profit Share/Bonus Scheme, study support and Free Parking. This is a great opportunity to make your mark and further enhance your skills whilst contributing to the continued growth of the business.

Other roles we are exclusively recruiting for include Revenue Accountant, Site Accountant, Management Accountant, Senior Commercial Accountant, Senior Management Accountant and Operations and Consolidation Accountant.

All third party applications will be forwarded to Wallis Lynch.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies.

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