Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

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Conwy, United Kingdom

Financial Accountant

**Join Our Team as Financial Accountant**

About Us
Experience enhanced hearing with Boots Hearingcare. We specialise in tailored solutions for hearing challenges, offering comprehensive assessments, expert fittings, and dedicated aftercare. With our commitment to personalised care and cutting-edge technology, we aim to improve quality of life through better hearing. As part of the Sonova family, Boots Hearingcare benefits from decades of excellence, leading the industry in developing, manufacturing, and distributing hearing aids and cochlear implants.

 

About the Role:

Join us as a Financial Accountant at Boots Hearingcare and be part of a team dedicated to ensuring financial excellence and compliance. In this role, you'll play a pivotal role in preparing, analysing, and submitting month-end accounts and tax filings for both the UK and Republic of Ireland, ensuring adherence to compliance standards and fostering strong governance and controls. Key responsibilities will include supporting with budgets and reforecasts, requiring impeccable organisational skills and efficient time and resource management to meet tight deadlines. We're looking for a proactive individual who thrives on driving improvements in systems, processes, and controls to enhance efficiency and effectiveness across the finance function. If you're ready to take your financial expertise to the next level and make a real impact, apply now to join our team!

 

Benefits at Boots Hearingcare

  • Boots Discount Card: Receive exclusive discounts on a wide range of products at Boots stores.
  • Hybrid Working: Up to 3 days working from home, 2 days at Head Office in Llandudno.
  • Free hearing aids if you need them as an employee!
  • Free Flu Vaccine: Stay healthy with free flu vaccines available at Boots Pharmacies & Discounted for family members.
  • Pension Scheme: Secure your future with our comprehensive pension scheme.
  • Flexible Benefit Box: Access our flexible benefit box to tailor benefits to suit your individual needs.
  • Life Assurance Cover: Gain peace of mind with life assurance cover.
  • Long Service Awards: Be recognised for your dedication with long service awards.
  • Generous Annual Leave: Start with 25 days of annual leave, increasing with length of service to a maximum of 30 days, plus bank holidays.

 

As a Financial Accountant, you will:

  • Prepare and submit management accounts and information packs on time with detailed working papers.
  • Manage inputs for month-end processes promptly.
  • Handle corporation tax and VAT return preparation and reconciliation.
  • Assist with statutory audits, year-end accounts, and government submissions.
  • Support annual budgeting and monthly reforecasting.
  • Review incentive scheme payouts and reconciliations.
  • Proactively manage financial controls and identify improvement areas.
  • Review and develop policies, systems, and processes for efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and support internal audits.
  • Responsible for reporting key balance sheet items accurately.
  • Assist in projects and provide financial insights as needed.
  • Maintain contingency cover and up-to-date documentation.
  • Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide constructive challenge to support financial performance.
  • Foster strong partnerships across the organization.

 

Person Specification:

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, or CIMA (part-qualified candidates considered)
  • Strong financial background with experience in financial accounts and tax
  • Excellent coordination and time management skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • At least 3 years of relevant accounting experience in a finance department or team
  • Previous experience with management accounts, comfortable with reporting at a senior level, and taking responsibility.
  • IT literate with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strategic and creative thinker with excellent analytical skills

 

Desirable:

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships throughout an organisation, adept at challenging, facilitating discussions, and addressing barriers.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload, keeping all stakeholders informed on expected timeframes.
  • Positive and proactive approach to work

 

Boots Hearingcare is an equal opportunity employer.

At Boots Hearingcare, we unite, nurture talent, and foster collaboration among individuals from diverse backgrounds to cultivate the strongest team in the marketplace. We are committed to ensuring equal treatment and opportunities for all candidates, regardless of their ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. Join us in creating an inclusive and supportive environment where everyone can thrive and contribute to our shared success.

 

“We Care, We drive innovation, We strive for excellence, We build the best team”

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.

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