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Financial Accountant

Job Details
  • 4816
  • Luxfer MEL Technologies
  • Swinton (Greater Manchester)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary in the region of £30,000 to £35,000 + attractive benefits

Financial Accountant

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. Our high-value solutions help to improve people’s lives, keep them safer, and make their work more productive.

We are a forward-thinking business with approximately 300 employees across the UK & US, and you’ll be joining our head office based in Swinton, Greater Manchester.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work with incredibly talented professionals, and you will have the support and training to develop yourself to the highest levels within a world leading company, contributing to our continued growth and success.

The Package

As a Financial Accountant, you will benefit from:

  • A salary in the region of £30,000 to £35,000, with the level dependent on experience
  • Study package (if required)
  • Potential to earn an annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Participate in company share option scheme
  • Free on-site parking

You will be employed on a permanent contract, working predominantly Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Flexibility with working hours will be required due to the nature of the role.

The Role – Financial Accountant

Reporting to the Financial Controller and liaising with American colleagues, as the Financial Accountant you will play an integral role in managing the finances for our sister company based in the US.  

Your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Full preparation of Management Accounts for our American business unit
  • Reporting timely and accurate results
  • SOX Reporting
  • Preparing PowerPivot reports
  • Supporting the interim and year end audits to ensure a smooth and efficient audit process
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with ad hoc tasks when required

Our Requirements – Financial Accountant

  • Proven experience as a Financial Accountant or within a similar finance role
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstratable ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative and implement changes that will simplify and improve processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and curiosity to understand more
  • Ability to quickly pick-up new systems
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships

Although not essential, ideally you will be working towards or hold a relevant degree, AAT qualification or similar. Working knowledge of SAP / S4 HANA is also desirable.

More about us:

We are an innovative technology driven business where Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values. At Luxfer we are passionate about what we do; the products we develop and manufacture and our long-term partnership with our customers.

All applications for this Financial Accountant vacancy are to be submitted online.

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