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Accountant (6 Month Contract) – EastPoint Business Park

1st December 2017

Top Oil Mr Ted Career Position Filled

Tedcastles Oil Products has a 6 month contract role for an Accountant reporting directly to the Financial Controller to cover a busy period within the business. They will work with the finance team of a large private company to produce the budgeting and forecasting information for the company. There will be involvement in financial reporting, management accounting and the year-end statutory audit.  Strong financial experience in a similar role is required.

Title:                                        Accountant

Reporting to:                      Financial Controller

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The preparation of the annual budget including, preparation of detailed sales and overhead budgets, summary P & L accounts and phased balance sheets and cash flows
  • Preparation of key management information on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including budget versus actual variance analysis
  • Assisting with the yearend audit including the preparation of the year-end audit file, review of creditor reconciliations, drafting statutory accounts and other year-end work.
  • Other ad hoc items as they arise


Competencies and Requirements

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Work Experience & Qualifications – A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a proven track record of at least 5 years post qualification experience. Prior experience of a large finance function would be an advantage.   Any other relevant qualifications in business or finance or law are desirable.
  • Technology Skills – Strong knowledge of MS Excel and JDE accounting systems experience advantageous but not essential.


  • A self-starter, comfortable working on their own initiative with a willingness to take on responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail is at this person’s core.
  • Continuous improvement ethos.

Skills and Abilities

  • Communications – Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, both formally and informally.
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Able to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions in order to choose the most appropriate one and who makes decisions based on both insight and relevant data.
  • Complex Problem Solving and Critical / Analytical Thinking – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to identify correct solutions.
  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time, thoroughness in completing work tasks with an ability to prioritise and manage workloads productively.




To apply, send your CV to [email protected]

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