BURN – Senior Accountant

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About the role

BURN is looking for a Senior Accountant who will work closely with our finance team. The individual must have a strong background in accounting, financial expertise, and leadership skills, as they will play a crucial role in maintaining BURN’s financial health and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Head of Finance to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Enhance internal control effectiveness across financial, operational, and compliance areas.
  • Enter financial transactions promptly and maintain data accuracy.
  • Manage raw materials procurement, bills, and documentation in collaboration with Supply Chain.
  • Lead month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities and reconciliations.
  • Review monthly trial balances for accuracy and policy compliance.
  • Provide accounting support to various departments.
  • Oversee and perform bank reconciliations and resolve issues.
  • Liaise with the bank on issues relating to statements, payments etc.
  • Collect and organize documentation for banks, investors, and grants.
  • Keep track of export documentation and make sure they are filed, and all necessary documents and files are updated.
  • Keep abreast of changes in laws and regulations in relation to taxes and financial reporting to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Maintain an up-to-date fixed asset register.
  • Review the correctness and completeness of regional entity transactions.
  • Perform inter-company reconciliations.
  • Develop and implement financial operating procedures.
  • Ensure real-time financial data entry into the accounting system.
  • Assist with audits, tax, VAT submissions, and supplier reconciliations, and manage cash planning.
  • Solve any statutory inconsistencies.
  • Prepare payments to suppliers.
  • Ensure all supporting documentation (including tax-compliant invoices) is available and filed correctly.
  • Any other tasks as requested by the line manager and/or senior management.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is desirable.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a business environment, with a preference for experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Strong leadership and teamwork abilities, with the capacity to work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated adaptability and proactive problem-solving skills, with a track record of effectively addressing complex financial issues.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field of study.
  • CPA finalist or ACCA qualification, showcasing a commitment to professional development and expertise in accounting and finance.