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Financial Accountant - Saint Austell

St Austell Brewery
55000.00 - 65000.00 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024
Financial Accountant - Saint Austell

St Austell Brewery are a leading pub company dedicated to providing unforgettable experiences to our customers. From cosy rural pubs to vibrant coastal bars, we offer a diverse portfolio of venues across the country. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a talented Financial Accountant to join our team and play a key role in our success story.

As a Financial Accountant, you will take a leading role, supporting the Financial Controller, in ensuring that transactions are accounted for correctly under FRS102, that Company financial procedures and policies are effective and complied with and will be responsible for delivery of timely and accurate group reporting pack and statutory accounts.

You will be responsible for the financial accounts team, ensuring that the Company meets all statutory and reporting requirements, accurately accounts for all financial and tax transactions and to ensure that an effective system of financial control is in place.

About you

  • You must be a qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA) with post-qualification experience.
  • You should have experience preparing financial statements and applying FRS 102 to critical accounting judgements and transactions
  • Experience in the hospitality or leisure industry is advantageous.
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge and experience in finance, financial accounting or financial planning
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting principles and regulations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience of financial and management accounting and transactional service systems
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders; Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Proactive mindset with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Excellent IT and excel skills including ability to maximise benefits from Company IT systems and implement strong governance around IT system and data changes.
  • Proven experience of leading, inspiring and shaping a team to deliver excellence and high performance.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage a challenging and diverse workload.
  • Experience of disseminating highly complex financial information.

What we offer in return

  • 25 days' annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 30% discount on food & drink within our managed pubs & Visitors Centre shop
  • 50% discount on accommodation within the managed estate
  • Fantastic training & career development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme - 4% Employee and Employer. Can increase to 5% if required
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Westfield Health cash plan - Claim money back for Dental, Eye Care, Physio etc.
  • Westfield Rewards - Shopping rewards

Additional Info

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St Austell Brewery is an Equal Opportunities employer, and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome requests for flexible working.

Early applications are encouraged as we'll review applications throughout the recruitment process and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Please note that we politely request no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. Speculative CVs from recruitment agencies won't be accepted, nor the fees associated with them.

We are not able to offer a UK sponsorship for this role.

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