Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Travis Perkins plc
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent opportunity to join our Group Financial Accounting team based at our Head Office in Northampton as the Group’s Senior Reporting Accountant.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the team in a Senior Management level capacity. To be considered, you’ll need to be ACA/ACCA qualified (1st time passes) with a background in practice and an excellent educational background. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success within a demanding corporate environment. We will expect you to have relevant financial accounting experience, including direct experience of accounts and consolidation preparation.

As this role is key in developing a team of accountants, it is essential that you will have prior experience of coaching, developing and driving a team of accountants to deliver exceptional results.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Production of the annual and half-year group accounts;
  • Development and implementation of the policies, procedures and controls required for the new lease accounting rules, working closely with senior management and divisional leadership;
  • Monitoring the implementation of balance sheet controls across the Group
  • Managing the annual impairment reviews for the Group’s 16 CGUs;
  • Ownership of key central financial accounting items, including insurance and share-based payments;
  • Preparation of a Group accounting policy manual
  • Production of annual statutory accounts for the Group’s subsidiaries;
  • Management of the annual statutory audit process and liaising with colleagues and auditors;
  • Aspects of group treasury affairs, including covenant reporting and IAS 39 / IFRS 9 reporting and occasionally assisting in the raising of raising funds;
  • Involvement in a variety of ad-hoc projects.
Why Travis Perkins?

Travis Perkins plc is 'more' than the UK's most trusted name in building materials and home improvements. We're a c.30,000-strong team, with over 2,000 locations and c.21 market-leading businesses (including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Toolstation, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies). And we've long been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a FTSE250 plc.

Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition of a forward thinking FTSE250. We offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities in commercial and central roles across our leading businesses operating nationwide. If like us you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full benefits package and a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business. Apply now!

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