Financial Accountant

Location
Birmingham City Centre
Salary
Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Ref
JO14386
Sector
Accountancy
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

GROUP FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - JOB REF:- JO14386

Salary £40-55K + company Benefits

Accountancy Elite are working alongside a prestigious client whose Head Office is based in Birmingham, but they have practices both Nationally and Internationally.  It is a fantastic opportunity to work for an established and growing firm that you help support your career aspirations.  

The Role

Responsible for Group financial and reporting in a Plc environment in line with the latest accounting standards.  In addition you will be required to assist the FD/FC in all of the annual budgeting and modelling of the Group's financial performance.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Financial reporting ensuring compliance with accounting standards (Period end management reporting, statutory accounting and group performance monitoring against market expectations). · 
- Assist FC/FD with all aspects of Plc reporting and Group accounts delivery · Monitoring of regulatory policy and proposals and provision of professional accounting guidance and advice in light of any updates or changes. · 
- Constant review and implementation of improvements in the monthly reporting processes. · 
- Support internal audit management. · 
- Management of external returns (HMR&C, etc). · 
- Market share & competitor analysis. · 
- Possible acquisition due diligence reporting – pre and post acquisition. · 
- Covenant monitoring and assistance in the monthly management of cash resources. · 
- Assist with any major IT implementation projects as and when necessary 

Key Skills & Experience · 

- Previous experience within a similar role. · 
- Qualified accountant (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA). · 
- Up-to-date knowledge of accounting standards - FRS 102/IFRS (ideal). · 
- Willingness to adapt to constantly changing business requirements. · 
- Strong commercial awareness and mindset. · 
- Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organisation. · 
- Ability to work effectively in a deadline intensive environment. · 
- Strong IT capability

Excellent and competitive salary - to be negotiated dependent on experience

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