Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £43000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Financial Accountant Job, Liverpool, large & complex FMCG PLC, £43000 to £45000

Your new company
Hays are delighted to be partnering with this fantastic Liverpool employer. The business is a major supplier of FMCG products to the Retail and Wholesale sectors. As the UK head office of this international PLC, the Liverpool office is growing rapidly and houses a team of talented finance professionals.

The Group is looking to list on the US stock exchange later this year and this is creating new opportunities for talented accountants in the Liverpool region to join this exciting business. Could this be your next career move?

Your new role
You will join an established team of accounting professionals responsible for reporting the UK's financial performance. You will be allocated your own trading parts of the business to report on and will get exposure to month end, quarter end, half year and end of year reporting processes as part of a global PLC.

Additional experience will be gained with analysis and reporting in US GAAP as well as local UK reporting.

This role will give you exposure to senior stakeholders, enable you to really influence decision making as new processes emerge You will also get exposure to reporting on and integrating newly acquired businesses into the group structure.

There are very few businesses in the Liverpool region that can offer the range and complexity of financial reporting that this company and role can offer you.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA) with an excellent technical accounting background. You may have trained in practice and be looking for a first move, or you may be working in a complex business and considering your next steps.

What is important is that you have the confidence to challenge your existing skills, work with senior stakeholders and deliver multiple projects with tight deadlines.

Exposure to IFRS / UK GAAP is essential, however US GAAP experience is advantageous.

You will want to build your skills and develop your skills in a fast moving and complex business.

Working with a highly skilled team you will play your part to help shape the business as it ramps up it's operations and consolidates its position as a leading player in the sector.

What you'll get in return
In addition to a competitive salary and package you will get the opportunity to hone your reporting skills in a fast paced and complex business. You will challenge your technical accounting skills and get exposure to new reporting regimes as the business transitions to US GAAP.

What you need to do now
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