Group Financial Reporting Accountant

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£36,000 - £42,000 + benefits
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified accountant looking for a career move that will give you exposure to all elements of finance? Due to an internal promotion we are adding to our Financial Reporting team based in Preston. What your role will be You will report directly into the Group Financial Reporting Senior Accountant who is looking to develop a qualified accountant, passionate about all elements of accounting, to join the Group Financial Reporting team of five people. The Senior Accountant acknowledges that a key part of his role is to maintain the Group`s culture of support and innovation by looking to enhance the skills of the team. Your role will deal with a variety of requests from other teams and managers - there will be no clock watching your time will fly. You will have the opportunity to get involved in all elements of finance as well as the production of monthly consolidated Group accounts. Your background You will be a qualified accountant, either ACA, ACCA or CIMA, and be looking to develop your commercial skills in a visible business partnering role. You may currently work in practice looking to move into industry. You will be a confident communicator who can harbour and maintain effective relationships - as you will be dealing with operational colleagues from across the Group businesses. You must take pride in what you do, not just doing the task to get the job done. Experience of dealing with statements of financial position, statements of comprehensive income and cash flow reporting is essential. You must have excellent problem solving skills coupled with strong IT skills, in particular with Excel. Technical knowledge/involvement in the production in statutory accounts is desirable. What we offer you This is a great opportunity to move your career out of the usual month end process into a role which fully partners with the business in delivering high profile property development schemes. In addition we offer a competitive salary and benefits, including flexi-time. About us We don`t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to outright commercial sales, and all designed to meet people`s needs and aspirations. We are not just about property, we provide a range of products and services that help make places work, from leisure services to financial products. What`s next? If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on [Phone number removed] Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment. If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox.
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