Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
SIG Plc
Location
Sheffield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
1204101883
Job Role
Group Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Due to our continued success we are looking to appoint a Group Financial Accountant to join a friendly and growing team based in Sheffield. What does the role involve? The SIG Group Finance team require a highly motivated individual to assist in preparation of financial information for both the London Stock Exchange and the senior management of the Group. As Group Financial Accountant you will support the Senior Group Financial Accountant with preparation of the Group consolidation as well as having direct involvement in the preparation of the interim results announcement and the Annual Report and Accounts and being key point of contact with the external auditors. The candidate will also have responsibility for the preparation of the statutory accounts for a number of UK subsidiaries. The role involves building relationships with finance teams across the Group to ensure compliance with Group accounting policies, and to ensure effective communication and implementation of changes to policies and IFRS developments. Good Microsoft Excel skills are a requirement for this role, as is the ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks in order to meet challenging deadlines, and the ability to form and develop strong relationships both within the business and with external advisors. The successful candidate will be a fully-qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with a strong technical background. The candidate must be able to present financial information clearly, confidently and concisely, with an excellent eye for detail and a team player. The ability to communicate complex and technical points clearly both verbally and in writing is essential. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking team offering a competitive salary that will include pension and the option to participate in the company's Share Incentive Plan. About us SIG is a leading supplier of specialist construction materials, distributing throughout the UK and Europe. From ground works to the roof and everything in between, we deliver the full range of specialist materials to the construction industry. A group turnover of circa £2.8 billion and with numerous branches here in the UK alone, we're also a fantastic place to build your career. Our customers are at the very heart of what we do and how we do things. To achieve this we employ exceptional people who are able to demonstrate our core values of trust, integrity, teamwork, people who are committed to doing a really good job. We also like to have fun

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