Job accountant in Great Yarmouth, England at Shawcor

Job Details

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Company Shawcor
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Toronto, Canada
Industry Energy & Utilities
Sector Energy, Mining, Utilities
Salary 55000 - 23121 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Great Yarmouth, England

Job Description

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise. Through a portfolio of brands, we offer highly engineered solutions, technology and products to support infrastructure markets worldwide.

Shawflex is the Market Leader and a Trusted Brand in the Electrical Infrastructure industry with a wide variety of wire and cable solutions from common to custom. Our Business Model thrives on our Strong Channel Relationships and Entrepreneurial Culture where we champion in providing unique engineered-to-order product offerings to our customers.

Mattr is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Shawflex division. Reporting to the Shawflex Finance Controller (with matrix reporting to the General Manager of SIS), this position is responsible for providing full cycle financial expertise to the Shawflex Inspection Systems (“SIS”) business as well as providing financial planning and analysis to aide management in meeting the business’ annual Business Plan and long-term Strategic Plan. This highly collaborative position will be accountable for month end and year end accounting, statutory reporting, monthly payroll, VAT tax, cash management including accounts receivable and payable, ensuring full compliance with corporate policies and internal control, and various FP&A duties including ensuring the division's resources are utilized in the most effective and efficient manner.



  • Lead and prepare with management, one year Business Plan and the three-year Strategic Plan.
  • Active participation and development of the sales and operation planning process.
  • Adapt the use of management tools and IT tools to drive improved operating results.


  • Execute preparation of all financial information and reports, including monthly journal entries and reconciliations, monthly financial statements, monthly financial forecast, quarterly schedules, cash forecasts, balance sheet reviews.
  • Consolidate & prepare financial information such as Monthly management reports, 12 months rolling financial performance forecasts.
  • Analyze operating results for variances to Plan. Forecast and review alternatives with management
  • Evaluate all capital expenditure proposals for financial merit. Establish financial payback.
  • Responsible for monthly payroll


  • Apply payments received against customer invoices, daily cash reconciliation, cheque deposits, timely statements to customers.
  • Provide guidance and authorize credit granting to customers, and to ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures and within sound business practices. Ensure receipts from customers are timely and tracked.
  • Process vendor invoices, generate payment proposals and upload payments on the bank portal.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers to ensure compliance with corporate guidelines and to maximize benefits of cash discounts, timely payments, etc.


  • Ensure full compliance with Corporate and Internal Audit requirements by initiating policies and procedures that facilitate this.
  • Ensure the segregation of duties. Ensure employees’ duties and tasks are not conflicting with their responsibilities.
  • Enforce the safe keeping and proper utilization of all divisional assets, including inventory, capital assets, etc. This involves communication to responsive employees on enforcement of policies.
  • Direct and influence business towards meeting business’ goals. This involves ensuring policies such as credit terms, payable terms, cash settlement practices, etc. are in place to stimulate appropriate actions.
  • Meet IFRS standards.


  • Ensure effective payment process is in place (bank account structure, signatories, banking software, letter of credit)
  • Aid in preparation of transfer pricing studies and documentation.
  • Compile and submit monthly VAT submission.
  • Aid in preparation of annual statutory financial statements and annual corporate income tax return.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business
  • Designation: CPA preferred
  • 3 to 5 years accounting experience in manufacturing operation where there are standard costs, variance control, inventory control.
  • Focus on full-cycle accounting.
  • Experience in Capital Expenditure justification and control.
  • Experience with integrated MRP2 system. Knowledge of IFS and IOneSource an asset.
  • Analytical ability to evaluate financial information and apply sound business logic.
  • Ability to get along with people and motivate staff to meet departmental, divisional and corporate goals and objectives.
  • Up to date knowledge and training in computerized business and personal computer applications.


  • At Mattr, safety comes first! We go the extra mile to ensure our employees are safe and healthy
  • We understand times have changed and so have we. Mattr offers flexible work arrangements (where possible) to suit your needs
  • Comprehensive total rewards package that includes competitive salaries, annual incentives, medical benefits, retirement savings plans, paid vacation days, education assistance programs, corporate discounts and more!
  • Participation in service milestone awards and recognition opportunities
  • Access to mental health support resources such as our Headversity mental health and wellness platform and free, confidential access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Rewarding growth opportunities (may include global career and travel opportunities) supported by personalized training, development and mentoring programs
  • Commitment to providing a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace environment
  • We prioritize our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) values and offer a paid Volunteer Time Off Program, allowing employees an opportunity to support charitable organizations in their communities
  • Company events, social gatherings and team building activities that promote fun!
  • We’re working to create a better world. Join us!

Mattr delivers advanced material technologies and complex manufacturing expertise through brands offering engineered products, technology and solutions to support infrastructure projects & markets world-wide. Mattr brands: Shawflex, DSG-Canusa, Flexpipe, Xerxes and Shawcor.

At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. We want you to join our team!

Job Location

Great Yarmouth, England

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