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Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: 14026005/001_1561119813
Contact Name: Ivvy Jones
Contact Email: ivvyjones@michaelpage.com
Job Published: June 21, 2019 13:23

Job Description

The role of Group Financial Accountant is responsible for the external reporting, being the main point of contact for the external auditors. The successful candidate for the role must be bright, detail oriented and highly motivated, with a full ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualification. This person will have an integral role in the interim and year end consolidation process, as well as external financial reporting.

Client Details

My client has gone from strength to strength, beginning as a pioneer in the distribution sector, growing to be at the forefront of the market. Excellent customer service, technical expertise and product innovation are at the heart of the business for our client. My client is passionate about offering no nonsense and efficient service locally and nationally, believing that speed, flexibility and responsiveness are the key elements to empowering and driving the business. As a business, they are passionate about investing in people, seeking to offer continuous development opportunities to all employees of all levels.

Description

The successful candidate for the role of Group Financial Accountant will be responsible for;

  • Preparing the group consolidation of reports

  • Management of the intercompany reconciliation process

  • Work with operating companies across the group to ensure compliance

  • Inform the wider Group of any changes to policies

  • The preparation of the interim and annual accounts

  • Leading as the key point of contact for external auditors

  • Offering technical support to the Group function

  • Preparing the statutory accounts

Profile

The ideal candidate must possess the following;

  • Experience with producing accurate financial reports to deadlines

  • Strong working knowledge of technical finance

  • The ability to work independently

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confident in building relationships

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Be confident in making decisions

  • A full and relevant financial qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)

  • A full UK drivers licence

Job Offer

an excellent offer is available for the right candidate