Senior Financial Accountant

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31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Crest Nicholson has been building new homes for 50 years and is firmly established as a leading developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities. A career with Crest is both challenging and rewarding, and with large investments currently being made to drive learning and development, as well as fantastic national growth plans, now is a great time to join us.

We are currently looking for Senior Financial Accountant for our Southern division. Our Southern division is a strong business unit based in Chertsey. This is an integral role in the Southern division's accounting team, with good opportunities for progression and development.

The Role

This is a busy role with focus on nominal ledger, including trial balance and profit and loss calculation. You will be conducting reconciliations and the production of various reporting packs to the board on a regular basis and preparing the accounts for audit by the financial controller. In addition to this the role involves maintaining and updating our asset register, overheads, cost calculations for sales, ensuring adequate checks and controls are in place.

You will be supporting the Management Accountant when necessary in the production of monthly management accounts, as well as the wider team to manage procedures and processes, tax calculations and maintaining our internal accounting systems and spreadsheets.

About you

To be successful you are likely to be an experienced financial accountant with commercial experience ideally of the residential market. You are expected to be qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) or qualified through experience.

This role requires a methodical and logically minded person with strong systems knowledge as well as extensive Excel experience. There are opportunities to develop and grow within the role and you will be supported in your learning and development.

In addition you are mathematically minded, with a strong team spirit. In the role you will be mentoring a junior member of staff, so management experience would be preferential, but not essential.

If you have experience with Agresso and/or Anaplan that will be a distinct advantage although training can be provided.


We offer competitive salaries with a good benefits package which includes healthcare, pension, bonus and share save scheme.

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees.

Crest Nicholson is an equal opportunities employer

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