Group Accountant

Sheffield, England, South Yorkshire
GBP45000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits package
11 Aug 2022
05 Sep 2022
Arthur Blyth
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Full Time

Exciting Group Accountant role with a leading professional services firm in Sheffield - up to £50,000 + bens.

Your new company
I'm delighted to be partnered with a leading, global professional services company with significant finance representation in Sheffield.

The business are a true market leader who take pride in going 'above and beyond' and continually striving for improvement. They are continually inwardly investing to further improve the organisation at all levels, and you'll be joining them at an exciting time of investment in a new upgrade and system implementation.

They are known, both in the UK and internationally, for their award-winning CPD, coaching and mentoring, and you'll be joining a cohesive and collaborative wider finance team with excellent future opportunities for professional and career development.

The company offer outstanding benefits including:

  • 28 days + statutory holiday entitlement as standard
  • Holiday purchase opportunity (up to 5 days)
  • Hybrid & flexible working (2-3 days working from home)
  • Pension of 5% employee/6% employer (including salary sacrifice and top-ups)
  • Private medical & income protection insurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave pay(maternity/paternity/adoption)
  • Many others

Your new role
You'll be joining the business in an exciting Group Accountant capacity with a Statutory Reporting bias. You'll be assisting with the preparation of the statutory accounts for the Group, preparing a variety of complex reconciliations and liaising with external auditors, as well as acting as a point of contact in central finance for overseas managers for general support, including providing accounting advice, responding to ad-hoc queries and information requests.

You'll be given the opportunity to support in the finance system implementation project, as well as providing cover to the wider group finance team as required alongside various ad-hoc projects within finance & accounting.

What you'll need to succeed
This is a hugely varied and exciting role, well suited to someone with a strong financial accounting and reporting background.

You will be ideally ACA or ACCA qualified, and this would be suited to someone with a strong grounding in practice looking for their first or second move into industry.

You will be a self-motivated and well-organised individual who has a strong attention to detail and a sound technical knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP reporting standards. You'll have a strong ability to provide practical solutions to complex accounting challenges, with a reliable and resilient nature to be able to overcome those challenges.

Desirable traits/background (non-essential but favourable):

  • Experience of finance systems implementation
  • SAP (general ledger) system experience
  • Experience of having worked in a multi-national/multi-currency environment

What you'll get in return
A salary of up to £50,000 per annum with extensive company benefits as detailed above, a collaborative and forward thinking working culture in a solid industry with excellent history and track record.

The organisation offers fantastic opportunities to continue to develop and progress through your career with the organisation, with a 'household name' on your CV.

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