Financial Accountant

Sellick Partnership
07 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit an Accountant for a truly global FTSE 100 service organisation in Manchester. The business has grown year on year through acquisition and organic growth and boasts a very healthy turnover and profits.

Reporting to the Financial Controller with a dotted line into the Head of Finance, this is a key position that will be tasked with the primary responsibility for the day to day accounting for fixed assets in the business to ensure that their capital spend is correctly and accurately reported as well as being fully responsible for all purchase price accounting activity.

The role will be the main contact for fixed assets and purchase price accounting within the business and responsible for providing reporting, analysis and month end process support to the Business Partners, Group Finance, Tax and Statutory reporting teams.

A key part of the role will also be to challenge current processes and embed a culture of continuous process improvement.

A full job specification is available

The person

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA or CIMA) either making their first move from practice (Top 15) or coming from a similar role, with experience of financial processes, an interest in understanding complex systems and working with large volumes of data. It would also be desirable to have Oracle General Ledger and Sub Ledger, Financial Accounting experience and experience of working in a large volume transactional service industry.

Due to the multi-faceted nature of this position it is necessary that the successful individual will have good attention to detail, have a flexible approach to work and problem solving and excellent excel and modelling skills.

In a workplace where teamwork is essential, excellent people skills and the ability to influence are a must. Likewise, being self-motivated, adaptable, pro-active (constantly curious) and the willingness to assist in solving problems or questioning wherever possible without passing the problem along is the type of individual we are looking for. You will also possess good influencing skills at senior level, managing deadlines, timetables, multi-tasking and priorities.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, motivated individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Selina Weldon at Sellick Partnership on (Apply online only).

Sellick Partnership is a market leader in financial recruitment operating across the UK. Over the last ten years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers, and our expert team of consultants boast up to date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you

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