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Group Reporting Accountant
to £55,000 + Bonus + Bens
Melksham   CCR 1217

avon rubberAvon Rubber p.l.c. is a £150 million global market leading business with an enviable track record of growth and profitability. The Group is highly regarded for innovative design; technologically advanced products; quality; and strong customer relations. Operating in two markets, Avon Rubber p.l.c. supply respirator systems to the military and civilian first responders; and specialist tubing and milk control systems to dairy farming. Product development and overseas expansion has now placed Avon Rubber p.l.c in a position to adopt a more aggressive acquisition strategy. Growth and succession planning has led to the need to recruit an ambitious, recently qualified accountant to this entry role.


Working with the Group Financial Director and Group Financial Controller, stakeholders will include Operations managers, Audit Committee, external auditors, banks, and the Company Secretary. As part of a small team your responsibilities will involve : – Statutory reporting; Leading the preparation of the Annual Report; Tax reporting and patent box; Treasury, including cash forecasting and monitoring covenants; Internal audit involving some overseas travel, shared with the team; Head Office balance sheet; Assisting the Company Secretary with associated returns; and Ad Hoc projects which will include assisting with acquisitions, intercompany charges, transfer pricing, integrations, and various projects requiring modelling, analysis and commentary. The post holder will be expected to develop their skills and the role together with contributing to improvements in all areas of the business.


You will be an ambitious newly or recently qualified ACA or ACCA who is technically strong, team oriented, articulate, confident, and be able to exercise initiative. You should be able to work both flexibly and to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment. Offering exposure to Main Board and closer ties to operations the role may appeal to a junior reporting accountant in a larger group. Alternatively it may appeal to an ACA from a Big4 or Top 10 firm looking to make their first move to industry. Tax, Treasury and plc experience though desirable is not a prerequisite and exposure to multisite businesses is an advantage. Your CV should demonstrate tangible achievements, technical accounting and reporting skills. For the right candidate the role offers good prospects working within a Group that actively promotes a strong esprit de corps and corporate responsibility.

All CVs sent speculatively to Avon Rubber p.l.c. will be forwarded to Chris Cutting

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