I am working exclusively on behalf of my client, a dynamic and agile business, operating via a multisite network across the UK and Europe. This impressive organisation take pride in delivering world class customer service to high profile customers. Following continued year upon year growth, a new requirement has arisen for a Group Accountant.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the role of the Group Accountant will be a key appointment to the Central Finance team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of the annual statutory accounts for subsidiary and joint venture entities
  • Assistance in the preparation of the annual Group consolidated accounts and half year results
  • Lead in the audit process for the joint venture
  • Liaising with the external auditors and assisting in the group audit process
  • Review balance sheet accounts on a periodic basis
  • Review and co-ordination of year-end audit schedules
  • Management of the annual budget and reforecasts for a key UK subsidiary
  • Preparation of the management accounts pack for a key UK subsidiary
  • Accounting and reporting of Capex transactions and balances
  • Assistance in the funding of major investment projects
  • Assist with implementing new accounting standards (IFRS15/IFRS16)
  • Producing first draft technical accounting papers
  • Assistance in the preparation of annual tax computations
  • Improve systems and controls
  • Other projects in line with the future growth of the business

Required skill/attributes:

  • MS Excel (Advanced (vlookups, pivot tables, sumifs, etc)
  • Approachable with a “Can-do” attitude
  • Enthusiastic and the ability to work under pressure
  • High level of integrity and passionate about getting it right
  • Proactive and a Team-player & Communicator

The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA ideally) with up to 3 years PQE. You will ideally have trained within practice. Experience in industry post qualification is desirable but not essential. Experience in statutory reporting and multi-currency consolidation is also desirable.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic business, who will offer genuine excellent prospects for future progression.

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Tagged as: ACA, ACCA