Group Financial Accountant

Michael Page
England, Birmingham, West Midlands
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
JN -052022-5631612
Josh Shaw
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

Group Financial Accountant role with a leading city centre legal firm. An opportunity for someone with 2+ years experience PQE, ideally suiting someone with a practice background looking for further progression to Group Financial Accountant level

Client Details

This is an opportunity to work in a high performing team as Group Financial Accountant within a business that has had a stellar last couple of years with further ambitions to grow.


  • Complete ownership of the financial accounting and statutory reporting process
  • Oversee the year end audit process for the UK and other entities with the assistance of the Financial Accountant
  • Ensure robust financial controls are adhered to throughout the Financial year through monthly balance sheet reviews in line with the month end timetable
  • Day to day management of the Financial Accountant for the Day to day management of the Finance Assistant
  • Oversight and responsibility for all tax and compliance processes across the group including but not limited to Partner Tax Reserves, VAT reporting, PSA, Corporation Tax and Overseas Tax reporting
  • Provide ad-hoc advice and support on tax queries across the Group as they arise
  • Oversee the day to day management of the Client Take On process providing guidance to the Compliance and Finance Administrator where required


  • Fully qualified accountant with a minimum of 2 years PQE (ACCA, CIMA ICAEW or equivalent)
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management
  • Ability to summarise complex data for senior management
  • Ability to reconcile large amounts of data
  • Exemplary level of attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills - MS Excel (e.g. Pivot tables, Index Match and charts), Word and PowerPoint

Job Offer

£55,000 - £60,000 salary plus various other benefits

Hybrid working in city centre location