Financial Accountant Our client is a specialist group of accountants focusing on delivering outsourced accounting and advisory services to the SME sector. They have a particular focus on advising clients within the grocery retail, hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced accountant with experience in this sector. The successful candidate will ideally be a fully qualified although part qualified accountants with the relevant sector background (outsourced accounting) will be strongly considered. Key Responsibilities: Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities for several clients. Ensures all balance sheet accounts are reconciled and analysed monthly Prepare monthly and quarterly P&L and balance sheet variance analysis to include accurate and clear commentary. Provide management with accurate, reliable, and timely financial information. Year-end duties to include financial statements, audit file, audit queries and review. Complete and review all statutory returns to revenue. Education and Experience: Qualified Accountant ideally Minimum 1 years' experience at management level Retail background preferred Strong technical and excel expertise an essential requirement. Strong Analytical background with experience in preparing and presenting reports. Must have worked in fast paced environment with strict deadlines. Knowledge of relevant accounting software – Xero and Exchequer would be an advantage To apply to this permanent vacancy, send your latest CV via the portal provided. This role is being managed Exclusively by Brightwater Recruitment.