Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 3729430_1580210099
Contact Name: Claire Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2020 11:15

Job Description

Newly created opportunity for business in North Essex

Your new company
Established business in North Essex growing organically and by acquisition

Your new role

  • Develop, improve and succession planning of the Financial Reporting Team.
  • Responsible for and assist in the preparation of the monthly consolidated accounts in conjunction with the FP&A team and submission to Group Finance.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of the VAT and other HMRC returns (eg. Corporation Tax, P11D, PSA).
  • Divisional responsibility to ensure satellite site finance teams are informed and processes are compliant with relevant policies and controls with quarterly review processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and financial accounting requirements (Financial Reporting Standards, HMRC and best practice).
  • Lead the preparation and review of annual Statutory Accounts
  • Liaise with the group finance function and external auditor in the conduct of audits, reviews and investigations and take action as necessary to introduce improvements to the financial accounting procedures and service.
  • Regular review & commentary of Balance Sheet including adequacy of provisions, group policies and Working Capital movements.
  • Support the group budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Support any M&A activity including diligence, legal and contract review including post completion integration and review and agreement of completion accounts.
  • Support system implementation projects (ERP) and divisional IT strategy
  • Ad-hoc reporting, projects and tasks as directed in support of the business requirements.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have either trained with practice and be ACA qualified or have extensive financial accounting experience including statutory accounts and tax.

What you'll get in return
£50-60,000 + Benefits

What you need to do now
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