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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14104067/001_1597335391
Contact Name: Dan Saunders
Contact Email: dansaunders@michaelpage.com
Job Published: August 13, 2020 17:16

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant opportunity at international Group, with UK head office in Birmingham. Fast-paced, growing sector and defined career progression on offer.

Client Details

Our client is part of an international group, with its UK operation based in Birmingham. An opportunity has been created in line with ongoing growth for a high-calibre Senior Financial Accountant to join an outstanding finance team.

This is an ideal role to consider for a technically strong chartered accountant seeking to challenge themselves in a fast-paced service sector environment.

Description

  • Providing technical accounting advice to the finance and operations teams within the group, balancing the
    requirements of accounting standards with the commercial objectives of the business.
  • Ownership of the statutory accounts process, including preparation of the accounts.
  • Managed a team of two financial accountants.
  • Input into the Group Annual Report and Interim Financial Report.
  • Ownership of accounting records for certain head office companies.
  • Provide support for the acquisition and integration process, with sole responsibility for acquisition accounting in respect of smaller acquisitions.
  • Development of the recently implemented consolidation and reporting tool.
  • Monitoring the group cash position.
  • Support for group tax manager & financial reporting manager as required.
  • Ad hoc project work.

Profile

A qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA) ideally having trained within a top tier accountancy firm with a strong understanding of accounting principles.

First class communication skills and a desire to progress your career further are essential, as is a high level of intellect and natural eye for detail.

Job Offer

£55,000 - £60,000 + benefits