Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
08 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The individual will be responsible for the management/production of financial controls, ledger postings and balance sheet reconciliations for all companies.

The individual will be responsible for preparation of year-end statutory accounts and regulatory reporting, on a timely basis, for all companies including interactions with external auditors and other Finance teams across the UK.

Client Details

The company is a leading International Financial Services business with a growing division in Yorkshire.


  • Financial Controls over:
  • Annual Profitability (EBITDA)
  • Annual Revenue
  • Underlying Costs
  • Journal posting responsibility for multiple regions and entities
  • Accurate and timely completion of Balance Sheet substantiation for all entities.
  • Accurate and timely completion of annual statutory accounts
  • Accurate and timely completion of regulatory reporting
  • Daily and weekly financial accounting processes (inc B/S recs)
  • Understanding new processes and maintaining comprehensive and up to date process documentation
  • Understanding, and implementation of financial controls
  • Communication and knowledge sharing within the Financial Accounting and wider Financial Control and Finance teams
  • Work with the Business finance and Business Control teams to understand trends and ensure that the accounting records are correct from a business unit perspective in addition to a legal entity perspective

Support Senior Management and the Finance Directors with ad hoc requests and reporting.


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified/finalist including an understanding of new UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Advanced excel skills (to include Vlookups, SumIfs and Pivots)
  • Previous experience working in a finance team.
  • Highly numerate with a strong attention to detail and ability to produce accurate reporting within tight timescales and deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work under own initiative
  • Able to communicate with other Finance and business colleagues in a concise a professional manner
  • Experience of Epicor and Hyperion Systems is desirable

Job Offer

Very competitive salary banding, excellent progression opportunities and a friendly and relaxed culture.

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