Group Accountant

Elevation Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working with a prestigious firm in Sheffield as they look to recruit a Group Accountant for their Central Sheffield location.

The purpose of the role is to support the team in the fulfilment of the department's objectives and to drive forward improvements to group reporting standards.

This is a role that will suit a capable and technically competent individual who is capable of building strong relationships across the business both in the UK and internationally.

Reporting into the Senior Group Accountant, duties will include:

- Preparing the statutory accounts for various entities
- Preparing and reviewing the year end inter-firm matrix
- Reviewing submitted consolidation packs
- Group Management Accounts reporting
- Calculating of certain monthly group journals and driving continued improvement of management reporting and risk management
- Supporting improvements to financial controls and other efficiency's
- Reviewing of payments in line with company policy
- Provide direct support to the Senior Group Accountant and other finance teams as required
- Be a point of contact in central finance for the areas of responsibility, including responding to ad-hoc queries and information requests

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

- ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA qualified Accountant with previous experience
- Excellent Excel skills
- Possess excellent technical knowledge of current accounting standards and regulatory reporting requirements
- Have the ability to work on own initiative and is able to identify and resolve complex issues
- Strong team working skills are essential, along with attention to detail and accuracy

This is an excellent opportunity for a technically strong accountant to join a leading and well-renowned organisation. The role would be ideal for a first time mover to make their mark in industry although CIMA trained accountants from industry are also encouraged to apply.

If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, please don’t hesitate to contact us today

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