Financial Accountant, 37 hours per week, permanent, £47,000 – £52,000 p.a. plus performance bonus

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Financial Accountant, 37 hours per week, permanent, £47,000 – £52,000 p.a. plus performance bonus

Delt exists to help our partners and clients do amazing things. Sounds simple?


Our teams, collectively, deliver significant financial benefits, greater resilience, faster innovations and nearly £16M of socio-economic gain (per annum) to the South West.


We are owned by the public sector, we operate like a dynamic and agile private limited company – and it works! Time and time again, we deliver on all fronts and very much in excess of our shareholders original expectations.


This is a really exciting time for us here at Delt and we would love you to join us on our journey!


We are seeking a Financial Account who will provide exemplary accounting service to facilitate exceptional outcomes for our clients. This role supports the Chief Finance Officer in ensuring financial integrity and transparency for both the company and its clients.


This role is hybrid, with regular attendance to our office in Plymouth (i.e. minimum 2 to 3 times a week).


Key Responsibilities:


  • Timely completion of month and year-end processes, including board report preparation.
  • Lead the annual accounts and audit process, managing interactions with external auditors.
  • Supervise a team handling accounts payable, receivable, and credit control functions.
  • Manage cash flow, banking relationships, and payment approvals.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly and address discrepancies.
  • Review and submit VAT returns and manage the fixed asset register.
  • Complete statutory returns and consult on technology solutions for operational improvement.
  • Collaborate with finance partners to share workload and expertise.
  • Develop and implement risk management and quality control frameworks.
  • Align departmental plans with company objectives and strategic goals.


Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:


  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA/ICAEW etc.).
  • Proven experience in a similar dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Previous line management experience with mentoring capabilities.
  • Proficiency in presenting financial reports and analysis.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with financial analysis tools.
  • Track record of implementing new finance systems and processes.
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Flexibility to work beyond core hours as needed to fulfill role requirements.


Applications close 12th April, although we reserve the right to withdraw the advert at any time, so please apply early. Suitable candidates will be invited to an informal chat with the CFO ahead of any interview being scheduled

If you have any questions, please email
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