The Role

At Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for Group Accounting Manager for a Mat Cover Contract.
The Group Accounting Manager plays a key part in the effective and efficient operation of the finance function. They are responsible for preparing the statutory accounts and managing the external and internal audits. In addition, they maintain internal control and compliance and provide technical and accounting assistance to many areas of finance.
*This role is for 32hrs per week*
Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts, including all notes and analysis
  • Liaise with the internal and external auditors to ensure their completion in a timely manner within the statutory deadlines,
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns liaising with external consultants to ensure their timely submission
  • Provide support for the preparation of the R&D tax claims
  • Manage cash flow by keeping a record of daily cash receipts and payments, short term cash flows, forecasting and monitoring the business' needs from the group cash pool and monitoring FX currency exposure
  • Make improvements to balance sheet files preparation and presentation, to improve their ease of review and provide accurate and useful management information
  • Increase consistency across the group of compliance with the robust internal controls to be adhered to by communicating regularly with the finance functions of all subsidiaries
  • Various month end duties including:
    • Preparation and review of lease accounting
    • Preparation and review of fixed asset accounting entries,
    • Manage the CAPEX tracker and liaise with project managers and site accountants to ensure the timely addition of major CAPEX investments to the asset register
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and review reconciliations prepared by others
    • Analytically examine month end financial reports and data to check for discrepancies or highlight issues arising that need timely resolution
  • Provide resource and capacity to support the broader business with management decision making and action the priorities of the US group finance function communicated quarterly
  • Ad hoc tasks as requested

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit
  • And access to a HUB that offers many discounts from a range of suppliers and retailers

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. We create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Our Business behaviours

As a business we strive to promote from within and our underlying business behaviours really enable us to drive this strategic objective. We believe we can provide an opportunity for all individuals to grow and achieve with Hain Daniels through demonstrating core behaviours such as ambition & energy, collaborative working, honest communication, innovation, delivering excellent quality, embracing versatility and equality

If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!