Financial Accountant

Head Office/Support Centre

Financial Accountant

Hybrid—Coleshill, Warwickshire

Start a career in Finance

You’ll support financial processes and always be on the lookout for ways to improve what we do. You’ll also collaborate with your colleagues to implement strategies that make us more efficient and protect us from risk. When it comes to reporting, you’ll ensure we always have the information we need to deliver maximum insight. The variety on offer here makes this an ideal first step in your corporate Finance career.

Our Culture 

Our atmosphere is supportive, friendly, and inclusive. A home-from-home where you can be your best and most authentic you. Our environment is always moving and full of energy. Yet we still make space to share must-watch TV recommendations and our favourite page-turners. Because even superheroes need some downtime to fuel their imaginations! 

Your Mission

  • Review financial data
  • Prepare accurate reports
  • Complete month-end activities
  • Prepare annual and interim plc statutory and subsidiary accounts
  • Complete National Statistic surveys
  • Liaise with departments on Finance issues
  • Support compliance.


Skills that will set you apart

  • Essential: Part- or recently- qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, or CIMA)
  • Experience of IFRS and external reporting requirements
  • Experience dealing with technical accounting queries
  • Computer literate, with good financial modelling/spreadsheet skills
  • A strong understanding of the external audit process.

Behaviours that will set you apart

  • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR – You’ll build rapport with ease and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and external parties.
  • INDEPENDENT – You’ll take the initiative in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual surveys/forecasts/reports.
  • ANALYTICAL – You can interpret financial data, identify trends and provide meaningful insights for decision making.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL – You’ll be able to maintain a high level of precision and accuracy when working with financial data.


Our PERKS really are ‘The Works’

  • 25% Colleague Discount! – Plus exclusive Double Discount days
  • MyWorks – Access exclusive online discounts across hundreds of retailers, holidays, utilities deals, tech and more
  • Holiday – 33 days including bank holidays
  • Holiday Purchase – Purchase an additional 5 days
  • Can-Do Academy – Access learning that can develop your career
  • Wagestream – Get early access to 50% of your wages before payday
  • Share Scheme – Share in The Works’ success
  • Employee Assistance Scheme – 24/7 support for you and your family
  • Healthcare Cash Plan – Supporting everyday healthcare costs

  • Loads more – Long Service Awards, pension, life assurance, Cycle to Work and optional charity giving!



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