Group Accountant

Location
England, Somerset
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
14046800/001
Contact
May Travis
Job Role
Group Accountant
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller this role supports the Group financial consolidation and reporting process, including the preparation of the Group's monthly management accounts. This is a new role in the Group Finance Team.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting, world leading technology business. They have a excellent reputation for their design, testing and manufacturing.

Description

The Group Accountant will:

  • Assist in the preparation of the Group's half year and full year financial reporting.
    • Liaise with the Group's external audit team as part of their audit of the Group's financial statements

    • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts, periodic financial forecasts and annual budgets.

    • Assist the reporting entities in their completion of their monthly reporting.

    • Produce the Group's monthly management accounting pack and other monthly reporting packs issued to the Group Board and Executive Management Board.

    • Provide financial analysis of the Group's financial results

    • Assess the impact of new accounting standards on the Group.

    • Ensure adherence to the Group's financial policies by its reporting entities, including participation in on site reviews.

    • Assist in maintaining the Group's reporting chart of accounts including the calculation of its financial KPIs.

    • Assist with other ad-hoc special financial projects as required.

    Profile

    The Group Accountant:

    • Should be a qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

    • Technically proficient in IFRS

    • Team player, receptive to ideas. Shares information and keeps key stakeholders informed

    • Good interpersonal and presentation skills

    • Excellent written and spoken English

    • Motivated to get things done and strives to exceed expectations

    • Experience of working with multi-currency consolidations.

    Job Offer

    Basic salary up to £55,000 + additional benefits