Group Financial Accountant

Elevation Accountancy / Finance
10 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are proud to be working on an exclusive basis for a global manufacturing business in Doncaster. They currently have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and fully qualified Financial Accountant.

This will be a varied position, working as part of the financial reporting team where you will be responsible for managing the UK legal entities, general Ledger and postings to the Management Accounts as well as producing the statutory accounts, corporation tax, VAT and any other mandatory returns.

The main overview of responsibilities will include:

*To ensure the honest and accurate recording of the financial transactions of the group holding companies and UK legal entities.
*To ensure that all amounts in the balance sheet are properly classified, valued and supported by production of balance sheet reconciliations
*To supervise and support the maintenance of the UK entities general ledger and ensure the accurate reporting of the UK entities monthly financial results in the consolidation software.
*To prepare and file the statutory accounts, VAT and Corporation tax returns
*To work closely with the commercial accounting teams to produce accurate and timely reporting

More detailed tasks will include:-

*Preparing manual journal entries
*Preparing Revenue recognition journals
*Accounting for Fixed assets: accounting & reconciliation
*Accounting for R&D
*Accounting for derivatives and forex hedging
*Freight costs allocation and processing
*Managing the Month-end and Year End closing processes
*Reconciliation of intercompany accounts
*Reviewing the monthly Trial Balance
*Preparing Balance sheet reconciliations
*Documentation of financial controls
*Supervising preparation of VAT returns
*Preparing Statutory Accounts
*Preparing Tax returns
*Assisting in the improvement of internal procedures
*Identifying and implementing process improvements
*Ad hoc analysis and reporting

To be considered for this role you MUST have the following:

- Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA) with strong technical skills
- Experience of statutory reporting in listed entities and knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP accounting standards
- Previous experience within a manufacturing/ engineering environment
- Demonstrate a rigorous, organised and thorough approach to your work, with particular attention to high quality reporting
- High level of experience of excel as well as accounting and consolidation software
- Great organisational skills, with the capability to deliver in a time-pressured environment, whilst managing multiple work-streams
- Ability to explain complex accounting to non-experts and to share knowledge and information
- Ability to solve problem and initiate improvements
- Accurate and on time, organized, maintain high quality of records and supporting documents
- Ability to work with varied levels of competence and cultures, willingness to share knowledge
- Take ownership, anticipate 'customers' needs and flag potential issues early

The business is one of the employers o choice in the region, offering an environment that boasts a dynamic working culture and good career development opportunities. The successful Financial Accountant will have every chance to progress through the organisation due to the size and opportunities that can be made available.

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.
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