Site Accountant (Experienced FC level) - Grantham

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
01 Nov 2022
Work Type
Full Time
When available
6 Month(s)
Salary negotiable depending on experience

Site Accountant responsible for the day-to-day accounting for a rapidly growing and innovative, manufacturing business, based in the Midlands, with their Head Office being in Grantham

This role is responsible for the day-to-day accounting for a particular site in Grantham. It encompasses financial and management accounting and costing tasks, with the job holder being responsible for the preparation of the monthly accounts pack in accordance with the agreed timetable.

The job holder is also responsible for the preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and capital expenditure tracking. The job holder will also support the head of operations for the site’s preparations for presentations to the Board of Directors.

Ideally they are looking to recruit for a period of a minimum of 6 months (to see through year end, stocktake and the other side of the external audit) but there is a permanent requirement for the right candidate going forwards.

There is also a second role for another experienced accountant to join the team on a minimum 6 month project. Please get in touch for further details.

Salary - Very competitive and market rate depending on experience

  • Production of financial and non-financial management information for senior management.
  • Analysis of business performance, identifying variances to budget and their causes. 
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations. 
  • Capital expenditure tracking and reporting. 
  • Project accounting tasks and liaison with both the Commercial & Project teams.
  • Provide support to external auditors at year end.
  • To support the Annual stock take and the subsequent analysis thereof.
  • Support the Group Financial Controller as required. 
  • Assisting the site head of operations in the monthly presentation to the Board of Directors. 
  • Any other reasonable task delegated by management.

  • Specific skills. The successful candidate is likely to have broad experience and be comfortable with both financial and management accounting. They must be proficient in all elements of MS Office and in particular Excel. 
  • As this role is based in Grantham but depending which site the job holder is reporting on, maybe required to make regular visits to that site. As a result, the successful candidate must have a full and clean UK driving license.
  • Personal characteristics. This is a new role and as such presents an opportunity to help shape the controls, processes and reports for this business, which has orders in hand to support very substantial growth in the next two years. We are looking for someone who can constructively challenge our excepted norms, whilst being able to accept that sometimes things cannot be changed. There is a strong collaborative and supportive culture in the existing team and any new member should reflect these same traits. The successful candidate must be able to successfully communicate at all levels of the business and with colleagues whose skill sets can be very specialist in nature.
  • Education level. The successful candidate is likely to be either qualified or at the least at the later stages of their professional examinations (ACCA or CIMA). Applications from QBE’s may be considered, depending on their experience. 
  • Experience. Candidates with experience of manufacturing is highly desirable, although not essential.
   This Vacancy
Ref: 2512
Role: Site Accountant (Experienced FC level)
Location: Grantham