Group Financial Accountant

Job details

Posted Tuesday 02 July 2024
Salary £70,000 - £80,000
Job type Contract
Reference 3356
Recruiter Name Gareth Jenkins

About the Client:
Our client is a global leader in their field. Employee ownership and an entrepreneurial spirit are at the heart of their operations, fostering a supportive environment where like-minded individuals drive positive change and make a meaningful impact.

About the Job:
The Group Financial Accountant will play a crucial role within the newly formed Group Financial Control team. This position is a 12-month maternity cover, pivotal in providing financial expertise and ensuring robust controls and regulatory compliance. The role involves:

Duties will include:

  • Collaborating with divisional finance teams to enhance control environments.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate statutory and regulatory compliance.
  • Coordinating and producing Group statutory accounts.
  • Managing tax matters, including Corporation Tax and VAT.
  • Liaising with auditors to agree on audit timetables and providing necessary support.
  • Overseeing monthly reporting and financial compliance for the Holding Company and dormant entities.
  • Supporting the integration of businesses and legal entity rationalisation programmes.

About the Successful Applicant:
The ideal candidate is a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with at least 2 years of post-qualification experience and a strong grasp of FRS102 reporting standards. They should excel in building relationships, be highly numerate, and capable of converting data into actionable insights. A collaborative and adaptable approach, combined with robust problem-solving skills, is essential.

What You Will Receive in Return:
In addition to a competitive salary, our client offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays), life assurance, income protection, and a contributory pension scheme. Employees also enjoy access to a healthcare cash plan, gym membership discounts, and a range of insurance products and high-street retailer discounts. The company’s supportive culture prioritises work/life balance, career progression, and personal development, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding career.

This is a hybrid role with one day per week minimum in the office.

£70,000 - £80,000 per annum