Corporate Accountant

Location Chippenham
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £0.0
Contact name: Luke Bevan

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Job ref: 1091
Published: 9 days ago
JOB TITLE: Corporate Accountant
LOCATION: Chippenham
SALARY: Negotiable Salary
HOURS: 12-month FTC

White Horse are partnering with a leading providers of Supply Chain, Mobility and Retail solutions based in Chippenham. We are assisting them in the appointment of a new Corporate Accountant to be an integral part of the European Finance team and provide a reliable, accurate and responsive service to the business in financial management, reporting and associated responsibilities in line with corporate and statutory procedure.


This role will involve taking an active lead in corporate taxation, inventory financial management and advanced data analytics to support the strategic direction of the business. It will also involve maintaining a ‘customer first’ philosophy and to ensure high levels of service to internal and external customers, partners and suppliers.


For this position, your key responsibilities will include:


  • Prepare and maintain accounts workbook incorporating full P&L, balance sheet and supporting reporting for monthly review with FD
  • Create, maintain, review and present data to the Senior Management Team in such areas as customer profitability, seasonal trends, proactive forecasting, and pricing support
  • Support on UK corporate tax, including R&D, and review with Assistant Accountant on European VAT returns
  • Liaison with UK Commercial Manager specifically in relation to finance deliverables on large contracts, statements of work and work orders
  • Maintain and review internal service pricing tools to ensure appropriate profitability and commercial viability
  • Financial management of inventory incorporating reconciliation, provision, aged profile, and review of customer held and bonded (consignment) stock
  • Partner rebates and commercials analysis, assisting in strategic procurement decisions
  • Weekly Sales/EBITDA forecasting support, including quarterly review of run-rate business
  • Support FD in the preparation and management of annual audit and following appropriate financial accounting standards, laws and policies
  • Support the FD and MD in the preparation of annual budgets
  • Liaise with third party reporting consultants on

For this position, we are looking for the following attributes:


  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent)
  • Good working knowledge and experience of financial reporting and preparation of management and statutory accounts
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and reporting skills (SQL, Power BI, Tableau advantageous)
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Integrity, confidentiality, and objectivity
  • High level IT literacy, specifically in respect of accounting software and Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to manage and complete projects on time and under pressure
  • Ability to appraise systems, processes, and controls with the intention of identifying and implementing change
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to compile and interpret data and present it in a professional manner at a senior level
  • Self-accountable and self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • Flexible and able to readily accept appropriate responsibility
  • Ability to work to demanding delivery deadlines and operate against Key Performance Indicators