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  • Financial Accountant

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive plus exceptional benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday - 40 Hours
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 06-Jan-2021
  • Job reference: 28352

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Job Description

Are you a highly motivated, qualified ACA or ACCA Financial Accountant with great attention to detail and strong communication skills? We currently have an opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our Travis Perkins team based in Northampton.

What you’ll do

You will ensure the Group accounting processes remain compliant with Group policy and accounting standards, as well as taking responsibility for improving processes and streamline procedures You will have responsibility for preparation of year end statutory accounts for trading, holding and dormant Group companies. Take ownership of the balance sheet control process across the group, design and give training for preparers of reconciliations across the business. 

Prepare balance sheet reconciliations, improve the quality of the control accounts and take ownership of inter company accounts. You will help interpret new accounting standards for the Group and become a technical expert. You will provide support to the external audit team during the year and responsibility for the preparing balance sheet reconciliations whilst maintaining a high level of financial control across our many brands

Is this you?

Already fully qualified, we’re looking for you to have brilliant attention to detail, commitment to quality and strong technical knowledge. We’ll need you to work well independently, whilst using your great communication skills to build strong relationships across the business. We’d also love for you to be passionate about developing others and use your mentoring skills to support junior members of the team as they work towards qualification.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us,  it will be easy for you to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group.

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive performance related bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

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