Group Accountant

  • Location

    Carlisle, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Energy, Water, Mining, Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Group Accountant - Carlisle - £45000 per annum

Our client is an evolving Group organisation with a head office based in Carlisle. They have a newly created role for a Group Accountant to join them on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this role has been created to manage the core financial processes for the 4 trading entities and will ensure accurate and timely preparation of management and statutory accounts. You will manage, develop and support the finance team, ensuring effective delivery of their financial results.

Key accountabilities of this role:-

  • Managing the finance team to maintain close control of the core financial processes and disciplines ensuring transactional data is accurate and up to date
  • Produce timely and accurate monthly management accounts and cost reports
  • Maintain financial controls and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Acquisition accounting and integration of new businesses
  • Driving improvements and efficiencies in the finance processes and team
  • Ensuring transactions are recorded correctly for quarterly VAT submissions
  • Understanding of tax regulations and completion of quarterly returns ensuring the correct tax is paid and all relevant disclosures are made
  • Preparation of year end reporting packs for external auditors and corporation tax advisors
  • Liaise with the external audit team during the audit field work providing all information required
  • Assist with preparation of statutory accounts
  • Support the Group Financial Controller with the development, leadership and management of the Finance Team, ensuring delivery of an effective, efficient and compliant 'fit for purpose' service and support to the business

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, CIMA, ACCA
  • Proven experience of Financial / Technical Accounting (IFRS, Tax and Audit)
  • Strong commercial acumen Advance Excel

What you'll get in return
Full time, permanent role, 37 hours per week
Salary £45,000 per annum
25 days holiday plus banks
Pension matched contributions 5% to 10%

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