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Title:  Financial Accounting Manager

City:  Telford
Department:  Finance & Tax

Telford, GB, TF2 7GJ

Müller offers you a long term career with a genuine market leader.  We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Financial Accounts Team, as a Financial Accounting Manager at our site in Telford, Shropshire.   We are an entrepreneurial company where people love to work and make a difference.    Our competitive advantage comes through driving value through innovation and brands, scale, operational excellence and building a high performing international organisation.


The ideal candidate would be an experienced Finance professional, able to manage a team and somebody who is ready for their next career move.   You will partner key leads/stakeholders, provide a comprehensive business partner service and develop a high performing team within the UK.  Although the role is Monday - Friday 9 am - 5pm, a degree of flexibility will be required to support the site outside of these hours.


Key responsibilities in the role of the Financial Accounting Manager will include:

  • Manage a team of 6 including 3 Financial Accountants and 3 Assistant Financial Accountants
  • Review and monitor journal entries
  • Calculation of accruals and prepayments
  • Maintenance and posting of bank accounts including Euro/USD accounts/banking cash
  • Manage month end closing activities in-line with deadlines
  • Reconciliation of key GL accounts
  • Liaising and providing information to the external auditors as required
  • Extensive use of Excel spreadsheets to present and analyse key information
  • Ownership of VAT and intrastat returns process
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and reviews
  • Control accounts reconciliation
  • Ownership of National Statistics completion
  • Working with the Tax department
  • Attending month end review meetings


Key skills & experience:

  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualifications
  • 2-3 years post qualified experience
  • Ability to manage a team of 6, with potential for future growth
  • Proactive and efficient approach to working practices
  • Ability to encourage the development and empowerment of the team
  • Ability to work with people from both financial and non-financial backgrounds
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of SAP

    The Process:
    If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

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