Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Curve Group Holdings Ltd
Location
Warrington
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Financial Accountant
Responsible to: Accounting Manager
Location: Birchwood, Warrington

IESA is the market leader in the provision of Integrated Stores and Supply Chain Management Solutions for Blue Chip Companies in the UK and Europe - our clients include the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Carlsberg, Premier Foods and Astra Zeneca to name but a few.

Due to our tremendous growth and recent acquisition, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant to join our Finance team based in the Head office in Warrington.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experience qualified accountant (ideally someone with a practice background) to work within a fast paced and growing, tech- enabled organisation!

Responsibilities:
* Taking a lead financial role in mergers and acquisitions;
* Support the payroll function working closely with HR
* Provide recommendations for future cash flow management where necessary.
* Produce and provide external financial reports ( HMRC, ONS, Banks etc)
* Production of returns in respect of Taxation (VAT, Corp), and developing more efficient tax reporting methods.
* Working closely with the Accounting Manager in coordination of year end / month end ledger closures, ensuring controls are abided by and accounting time table is kept.
* Act as Mentor to the finance team's finance students

Personal Specification:
* Advanced level use of Excel and office IT systems
* Experience of working with stakeholders and large scale data
* Experience of data analysis and interrogation tools and methodologies and demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Experience in preparation of Statutory Accounts is a desirable (i.e. application of accounting policies and standards in the hands creation and filing of Statutory Accounts [Companies Act, FRS, GAAP]).
* Experience in working in a business environment of merger / acquisition work is desirable.
* Ability to communicate at stakeholder and senior management level - high level of interpersonal and written communication skills
* Ability to deliver to tight deadlines.
* Proven Team Mentorship / Management skills and experience.
* To be proactive and inquisitive, possess high levels of drive and determination.
* Must be able to work independently and act on their own initiative after receiving appropriate direction.

Qualifications:
* Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
* Ideally educated to a degree level (IT, Math, Finance) with experience of working in data planning environment for large blue chip organisations

Working hours:
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm