Senior Group Financial Accountant

Senior Group Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with one of our long term clients who are recruiting for a Senior Group Financial Accountant to join a head office function based just outside of Birmingham.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a first time mover from practice (ACA) who is currently working with a Big 4 or top 10 firm. The ideal candidate will have a background in Audit and have good experience of dealing with large complex clients.

Senior Group Financial Accountant Duties: Birmingham, £45,000

  • Preparing and delivering of group financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, and being a key point of contact for queries
  • Consolidation of business units and preparing monthly management accounts and the annual budget for the Board
  • Responsibility for month end journals and reconciliations in respect of "below the line" and exceptional/one-off items
  • Key point of contact for auditors on a quarterly and year end basis, and preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Playing a key role in the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Being a key source of financial reporting 'expertise' for the business, and supporting the operational finance teams with any specific queries (both domestic & overseas)
  • Supporting the Group Reporting Manager with ad hoc projects and requests (e.g. annual impairment review and M&A activity)
  • Periodic cash flow forecasting and ensuring the business is compliant with banking covenants
  • Working to develop and maintain a robust set of financial controls, and drive process improvement initiatives and reporting enhancements
  • Preparation of ad hoc external returns such as Office for National Statistics returns
  • Ensuring the integrity of the ledgers in relation to the company structure, and chart of accounts management

Experience/Skills, Senior Group Financial Accountant, Birmingham, £45,000

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant (ACA)
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting standards
  • Willingness to adapt to constantly changing business requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline intensive environment.
  • Strong IT capability.

This really is a great opportunity to join one of the regions top finance teams in a role that offers true progression and exposure. They have a clear demonstrable track record of taking first time movers and progressing them through the business.

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