Finance Analyst (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Accolade Wines UK

  Bristol, England

Finance Analyst

  • Salary up to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.
  • This role is a 9 month fixed term contract.

About the role

We have a opportunity for a Finance Analyst to join our Corporate Finance Team at our Accolade Park site close to the M5 near Bristol. You will be required to assist the Corporate Finance Team in completing analyses and calculations for month end and monthly tasks to support tax compliance, group reporting and statutory reporting requirements for the UK consolidated group, including foreign subsidiaries and branches.

About the location

Accolade Park  is the largest bottling plant in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2018 we are delighted to be the Winners of the Manufacturer of the Year award at The Manufacturer MX Awards.  Over 500 of our 1700 staff across the world are based here, and enjoy the benefits of a fantastic onsite subsidised, gym, exercise classes, staff wine shop and free parking. In addition there is a bus service from Bristol City Centre and St Andrews train station is nearby.

About Accolade Wines

Drawing on our proud heritage as one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the world’s best known brands sold in over 140 countries and have more than 1,700 talented employees in 19 countries.  Today our portfolio comprises of more than 35 wineries and brands from premium regions in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and California.  This breadth makes us one of the world’s leading providers of New World premium, commercial and value wines. In the UK our most popular and market leading brands are Hardy’s, Kumala and Echo Falls. Visit our Echo Falls Instagram page to see our latest social media campaigns

About the role – Key Accountabilities 

  • Prepare data analysis schedules to be used by the Tax and Finance Accountant for preparing tax returns and month end / year end taxpacks
  • Provide data extracts to external advisors for the preparation of monthly accounts and foreign returns
  • Perform first review of all information provided by external advisors for foreign subsidiaries and branches
  • Post cash journals and other routine month end journals
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Complete national statistics returns, intrastat returns and EC Sales Lists
  • Assist in statutory reporting where necessary

About you

The essential knowledge and skills are


  • Good attention to detail, dedicated to providing quality, error free work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills


  • Good organisational skills, ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Works well under pressure
  • Proactive and eager to learn
  • Right first time focus
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • You will also be part qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA and experience in EFP system.
  • You will have the flexibility to work out of office hours to accommodate the occasional call with our Australian colleagues and have the ability to travel to our Weybridge site if required

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including private medical cover, retail discounts, First Bus discounts, a staff wine allowance and even a free pass to Bristol Zoo.

If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button.  The closing date for the vacancy is Friday 8th February 2019.

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