Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: Pension, Healthcare
Start Date: 30/09/2019
Reference: 14035224/001_1564419658
Contact Name: Harry Wilkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 18:01

Job Description

Great opportunity to join an ambitious and thriving business. The role would suit a qualified accountant with experience dealing with statutory reporting, monthly reporting, and statutory compliance.

Client Details

The client is an exciting and fast-paced business based in Bristol looking to grow its team so as to continue its growth. They are the perfect business for a qualified financial accountant looking for career development opportunities working closely with the group financial manager.


Financial Accounting

  • Preparation of Annual and Interim reporting to IFRS, including maintaining records to audit standard
  • Responsible for preparation of Group entities' statutory reporting in conjunction with outsource accountants, and overseas teams.
  • Will be a key point of contact when liaising with the Group's Auditors and should manage the audit process.
  • Responsible for the monthly consolidated balance sheet and cash flow, intercompany eliminations and preparing the Board report on balance sheet, cash flow and working capital analysis
  • Oversight of the monthly balance sheet reconciliations and provisioning for the Group's UK legal entities, and other subsidiaries accounted for from the UK
  • Responsible for reviewing stock reconciliations and provisioning analysis across the Group
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of corporate returns including the corporation tax submissions
  • Responsible for PAYE, payroll and pensions submissions for UK and ROI, including monthly compliance submissions, PSA and P11D calculations.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the insurance renewal information requirements for the GFM.
  • Responsible for documenting the Group's accounting policies and ensuring compliance across the Group.
  • Perform periodic audits/review of overseas subsidiaries within the group to ensure compliance with the Group's policies.


  • Responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns/Intrastat/EC Sales submissions across numerous countries, as well as liaising with advisors with regards to the overseas submissions.
  • Work closely with the Group Tax Manager to manage the Group's VAT requirements and assist with any ad hoc work required.


  • Working knowledge of Sage, Syspro and Microsoft AX desirable.


  • Assist the GFM with integration of the completed and future acquisitions into the finance systems and processes
  • Ad hoc projects as business need requires


  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team, and communicate effectively
  • Experience of monthly financial reporting
  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel, data mapping
  • Strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - resilience and flexibility is key
  • Can do attitude

Job Offer

Attractive package