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Group Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Up to GBP70000.0 per annum + Generous benefits package
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Are you looking for an employer who recognise that their employees are the key to their future growth, who invest in training, development and regular appraisal of their people, creating a stimulating, challenging and exciting work environment. They want their people to succeed both in work and life and as such they promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.
The role manages key finance processes across the region including consolidation of monthly management accounts, reporting, cashflow, budgeting and forecasting processes.

  • Production of consolidated monthly management accounts together with supporting financial analysis and commentary
  • Review of financial performance with suggestions to improve performance of key financial and non-financial metrics, i.e. profit, utilisation, WIP, project margin.
  • Prepare consolidated reporting and deliverables for group and ensure timely delivery.
  • Maintaining and updating the internal control framework to ensure integrity of financial reporting process.
  • Own the consolidation and challenge of the monthly forecast process to ensure an accurate representation of future revenue and profit expectations are shown by cost centre.
  • Support the consolidated budget process end to end including meeting all deadlines set by group.
  • Own the consolidation of the monthly cashflow process to ensure an accurate representation of future cashflows and balances are shown by country and currency.
  • Working on ad-hoc projects including new systems implementations, business acquisitions etc.
  • Line management responsibilities of direct reports if applicable
  • Provide rate card information and support on the commercial submissions where required for bids and clients.
  • Work across FInance team to support whole team priorities and provide appropriate guidance and support as necessary.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and identifying opportunities for process efficiencies and simplification.
  • Support wider Finance with approval of supplier and payroll payments and other ad-hoc requests and admin as required.

About You

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Strong excel and MS Office applications experience.
  • Confident individual with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people at all levels.
  • Accuracy and high-level attention to detail
  • Experience working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment.
  • Substantial understanding of accounting principles and processes

So if you would like to know more, then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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