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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Senior Financial Accountant

On behalf of our client, Artis seeking a Senior Financial Accountant who will play a pivotal role in our finance department’s growth and evolution. This individual will not only handle the financial accounting tasks but will also be progressed for future leadership positions within the organisation. This is a role based on site in Plymouth.

Key Responsibilities:

Career Growth and Development:

– Collaborate with the CFO and senior management to develop a personalised career growth plan aimed at preparing for future roles at the finance manager/financial controller level.

– Actively engage in continuous learning and development to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for advancement within the company.

– Take initiative in self-improvement and seek out opportunities for mentor-ship and guidance from experienced team members.

Complex Financial Accounting:

– Demonstrate the ability to grasp and apply complex financial accounting principles, including but not limited to IFRS15, impairments, and complex financial instruments.

– Utilise strong academic background, preferably ACA or CIMA with a mathematics/science focus, to learn and adapt to new accounting standards and regulations.

– Contribute to the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance and accuracy in financial reporting.

Team Collaboration and Fit:

– Foster a positive and collaborative team environment within our small, close-knit team of six members.

– Embrace and appreciate diversity in experiences and backgrounds, contributing to a culture of mutual respect and support.

– Engage in effective communication and teamwork to achieve departmental goals and objectives.

Professional Services Firm Exposure:

– Bring an alternative viewpoint to the department, drawing on experience from exposure to large professional services firms.

– Act as a professional and credible point of contact for clients, demonstrating trustworthiness and professionalism in all interactions.

– Proactively identify and manage regulatory, compliance, and company secretarial risks, leveraging prior experience to anticipate and address potential challenges.

– Evaluate and strengthen financial controls, identifying weaknesses and implementing improvements to mitigate risks effectively.

Qualifications and Experience:

– Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) with a strong academic background.

– Experience or exposure to complex financial accounting principles, preferably including IFRS15, impairments, and complex financial instruments.

– Previous experience in a professional services firm, (ideally the big 4) is highly desirable.

– Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively in a diverse team environment.

– Proven ability to demonstrate professionalism, integrity, and sound judgement in client-facing interactions.

– Strong understanding of financial controls and risk management principles.


– Competitive salary package.

– Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

– A supportive and collaborative work environment within a growing company.

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