Financial Accounting Manager

The One Group
07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Peterborough: Cambridgeshire: - The One Group have been engaged to recruit a technically strong, qualified accountant for a Financial Accounting Manager position in Peterborough.

You will be responsible for managing the Financial Accounts Function for the Group with three direct reports. Working closely with the CFO, FC, the internal and external auditors, and external Tax Advisors as well as the wider finance function across Central Office.
This is a high profile role and includes the monitoring of banking covenants and cash management across the groups numerous bank accounts. You will be expected to challenge procedures ensuring work is carried out consistently and accurately and to regulator standards.

Key duties
-Preparation of accurate and timely financial statements for a large group of charitable entities under the current charities SORP.
-Accurate and timely production of the cash flow forecast.
-Completion and submission of the Group's VAT return within HMRC deadlines.
-Manage and motivate the team ensuring they are effectively managed and professional developed within their role.
-Provide elements of training and advice to internal staff to ensure United Learning complies with relevant accounting and VAT legislation.

Experience requirements:

-You will have proven experience in a similar environment or taking your first step out of Accountancy Practice where the preparation of statutory financial statements and associated returns formed a significant proportion of the role.
-ACA, ACCA qualified
-Strong people management skills - experience of managing and motivating staff
-Excellent communication - written and verbal.
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
-Very good attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness

Suitable applicants can expect a rewarding career in an organisation pushing the boundaries of their sector

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough - The ONE Group's recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

This isn't just recruitment, it's: Recruitment as it should be.

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