Acquisitions Accountant

Posted 03 November 2022
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameRyan Marner

Job description

Acquisitions Accountant - Acquisitive Business Group - Ascot (Hybrid working) - £50,000 - £60,000

Our client, one of the leading brands with an instantly recognisable brand name, with a strong presence throughout the globe, are looking to add a technically strong Accountant to the business.

This role in particular focuses on the accounting, reporting, and control of acquisitions and disposals transactions

In post, the Successful Candidate will:

  • Support the accounting, reporting and controls processes for acquisitions and disposals
  • Ensure a sustainable reporting process is embedded in acquired entities, including guiding and working with operating centres to ensure that the transaction is correctly reflected in management and financial reporting
  • Support accurate, timely, consistent and fair presentation of acquisition and disposal measures in the group financial statements
  • Lead earnout reviews for the past acquisitions, reviewing forecasts against the business plan
  • Maintain businesses processes, guidelines resources (including M&A accounting online page and trainings) related to acquisitions and disposals
  • Participate in the preparation of quarterly results announcements and Annual Report and Accounts
  • Support on engagement & wellbeing agenda
  • Liaise with the external auditors
  • Work with advisors on new acquisitions

The ideal candidate will:

Be newly ACA qualified and seeking a move from accountancy practice or have demonstrable experience in line with the above and fully qualified (CIMA/ ACCA).

Have been involved in the Due Diligence process of Mergers and Acquisitions for several years'

Have ambition in droves. This is key, as this is very much a developmental role and one that will provide a great platform for future growth with the company or elsewhere onward into the successful candidates career.

Acquisitions Accountant - Acquisitive Business Group - Ascot (Hybrid working) - £50,000 - £60,000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.