Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 13891539/001_1561485538
Contact Name: Gabrielle Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 18:58

Job Description

My client is a global manufacturing business based in North Derbyshire

This is a varied financial planning and analysis role reporting directly to the Head of Finance

Client Details

A UK based manufacturing business and international market leader in their products and services.


This is a newly created role in North Derbyshire to support and drive the growth of the business and ensure standardisation and continuous improvement throughout the business. You will have the opportunity to add value through maximum exposure to a multi-site function, supporting the Head of Finance in consolidation and analysis of the group accounts.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Assist the GFC and FBP to deliver the month end

  • Produce the monthly management accounts for the smaller Group entities

  • Document and map existing accounting processes

  • Consolidate the Group entities accounts

  • Analyse and provide commercial understanding of monthly results for the Group

  • Review and challenge overseas finance managers

  • Assist with the preparation of Group/UK Entity Statutory Accounts (under IFRS)

  • Assist with the year-end statutory audit and preparation of audit schedules

  • Assist with preparation of Quarterly Financial Information for Bond Reporting/Bankers/ Investors

  • Ensure the alignment of best practice across the group

  • Identify and implement process improvements where required

  • Work with overseas and in-house finance departments to develop systems and reporting

  • Manage Group projects, such as transfer pricing and cash flow analysis


The Desired candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with self-drive and the ability to work autonomously as well as working effectively with others. Manufacturing and standard costing experience would be advantageous. You should also be able to offer:

  • Strong excel skills and ERP experience

  • Excellent communication skills and diplomacy, with the ability to influence at a senior level

  • The ability to occasionally travel overseas - this will be once or twice a month for a few days to sites in Europe

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000