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Knottingley, Leeds

About The Role

What you will be doing

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Plant Accountant is responsible for providing an efficient and confidential accounting and support service to the plant.

This will be a new site and this will bring with it opportunities for developing relationships with the site team, suppliers and customers and become a strong business partner. The role will focus on preparing and maintaining accurate and up to date financial data that is needed for the smooth running of both the plant and to ensure regulatory and audit compliance requirements are met.

The role is based at the Skelton Grange plant but the job holder may be expected to spend time at the companies others plants (Parc Adfer/Ferrybridge/London/Kemsley) and to be able to travel between them as the business requires.

What you will bring

Please see below a brief overview of the role and the responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, the jobholder must be able to perform each of the following duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Manage the financial PO reporting, accruals, and reconciliations for the purchasing process.
  • Prepare and process month end journals.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Month end variance analysis and other month end reports.
  • Review VAT return.
  • Foreign currency transactions.
  • Review Inventory transaction analysis and processes.
  • Stock take and a close collaboration with stores staff including reconciliations.
  • Fixed asset register & depreciation maintenance.
  • All month end duties up to and including the first draft of the variance analysis and cashflow.
  • Month end review with Assistant Financial Controller, Financial Controller ,Plant Manager and FP&A manager.
  • Providing supervisory support, guidance and coaching to the Accounts Assistant, including goal setting.
  • Providing other support to the team as required, including cover for other roles as needed.
  • Business partnering the managers and departments on site to support adherence to full financial controls.
  • Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Participating in Company wide initiatives as needed and required.
  • Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, per the needs of the Company.

Desirable qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

  • Educated to GCSE Grade C Standard in English and Maths.
  • Qualified in CIMA/ACCA.
  • Experience of working in a similar environment will be an advantage.
  • Computer literate – with excellent MC Office and Excel skills
Experience of Business partnering

About Us


Who are enfinium?

enfinium is one of the largest pure-play waste to energy operators in the U.K. who transform waste into heat and energy that power our homes businesses, green communities and the circular economy. With more than 45 years of proven industry experience. enfinium has four operating facilities around the U.K and a further two facilities in construction and are transforming the way our industry serves customers, communities and the environment.

At enfinium we’re guided by five principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right and safe way: 

One Team - Pride Matters - Safety on Purpose - Make a positive impact - Take Ownership

As a Company, we really value our employees and as such, offer a generous employee benefits package which includes the following:

  • Vitality Private Medical care
  • Private Dental Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Company pension with a 6% company contribution
  • Perkbox to get all your Highstreet discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Uniform provided
  • Continuous learning and development through our e-learning portal and access to role-based qualifications

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