Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: 3803341_1585647687
Contact Name: Tapfuma Karigambe
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2020 10:41

Job Description

Group Financial Accountant

Manchester City Centre

Salary -up to £70,000 plus option to work from home and flexi-hours

Detailed involvement with the quarterly financial reporting process and responsible for the preparation of the Group's statutory accounts. Reports to the CFO.

Responsibilities and Deliverables - Group Financial Accountant

  • Production of entities' financial accounts ensuring compliance with the relevant reporting standards, for submission to stakeholders - Joint Venture Partners, Company Secretariat, Compliance and Bankers on an annual, quarterly, and bi-annual basis as applicable
  • Assistance with quarterly consolidation, press release and other Group Reporting led projects
  • Develop a detailed understanding and knowledge of the Group structure, including agreements and contracts applicable to entities
  • Ownership of legal entity TB's. Regular monitoring and review to ensure costs and revenues have been correctly allocated
  • Liaison with internal stakeholders to ensure timely completion and approval of statutory accounts
  • Management of external audit requirements in respect of the annual entity audits of the Groups subsidiaries
  • Work closely with the Head of Group Reporting to ensure changes in accounting policies and applicable standards are understood and implemented
  • Support wider finance teams allowing them to meet their financial reporting requirements
  • Provide leadership and support to third party suppliers of financial information and review of information received
  • Provide effective analytical review and understanding of key transactions at the entity level

Experience/ Knowledge - Group Financial Accountant

  • Strong MS Excel skills (required)
  • Qualified accountant ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Prior exposure to IFRS (required
  • Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative and persevere to get the job done
  • Able to discuss and present issues in a confident, professional and appropriate w
  • Well organised with determination to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise workload
  • Result and achievement oriented to a high standard
  • Good planning and communication skills

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