Financial Accountant

2 days left

England, Gloucestershire
£40000 - £50000 per annum
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Tom Morgan
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to join a dynamic Financial Services company experiencing huge growth based in Gloucester. For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£40,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Deliver Group Annual Report & Accounts and Half-Yearly Financial Statements, as well as Financial statements for certain legal entities within the group
  • Deliver group consolidated IFRS balance sheets, and other input as requested, for the group's quarterly Solvency II returns, and maintain effective standards and controls to ensure deliverables are accurate and on time
  • Contribute to the delivery of monthly group results to Group Management Board and EIO plc Board within agreed timescales
  • Deliver and maintain effective standards and controls so that group exposure to financial risk and the risk of error in reported results (internally and externally) is managed effectively
  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient processes, automated where possible, to capture group results from all specified business units
  • Demonstrate technical accounting expertise, and communicate and advise on approach to any changes in accounting standards as requested
  • Ensure that all external reporting meets group accounting policies and standards
  • Communicate effectively with Group Management Board, Group Audit Committee and EIO plc Board on specific topics as requested
  • Play a key role in the delivery of an effective and efficient external audit of the group

Person specification:

  • Qualified Accountant (ICAEW / ACCA / CIMA) or equivalent
  • Excellent understanding of International Reporting Financial Standards and good understanding of UKGAAP
  • Experience of producing statutory accounts and regulatory returns
  • Experience in producing consolidated financial results
  • Knowledge of Financial Services industry is highly desirable but not essential
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience of and aptitude for interpreting and applying accounting and regulatory guidance
  • Strong track record in improving financial reporting processes, including effective use of technology

For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£40,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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