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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Blackburn, England, Lancashire
GBP47000.0 - GBP57000.0 per annum + bonus, benefits
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
This global business has expanded significantly in recent years, through organic growth and multiple acquisitions, both in the UK and internationally. They're expanding their diverse finance team and looking for new talent to join them with various positions open.
Your new role
You will support in the preparation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly, annual), and ensuring accurate compliance, and assist with production of monthly Group consolidation, gathering and validating financial information. You will develop the group-level balance sheet reconciliations, support the management of the annual audit process, and implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard financial data and maintain data integrity. You'll also drive process improvements and various automation initiatives to drive the efficiency of financial reporting.
What you'll need to succeed
You'll be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), with strong Excel skills, and knowledge of IFRS, and experience within a group accounting function. You will have excellent attention to detail, and can work collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Ideally, you will have experience with preparing financial statements and with consolidation.
What you'll get in return
You will be given clear progression opportunities, with the chance to make the role your own, and to carve out your own career path within the large global finance team of this international business. You'll work alongside a diverse, experienced team who you can learn from, and who will support your journey in this fast-paced business. The salary on offer is £47K - £57K, plus a performance-related bonus, and an extensive benefits package, including 33 days' holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), and flexi-time.
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