Head Office Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Nigel Wright
Location
Tyne and Wear
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Large organisation based in Sunderland

We are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a growing finance team. The Financial Reporting Accountant will work closely with the Management Accountants ensuring high quality financial outputs deliverable to Accounts Manager and Group Accounts. The role is responsible for the day to day management of a team member.

The person in this role will:

  • Manage and coach 1 member of staff
  • Co-ordinate with Management Accountants to provide ancillary schedules for financial outputs
  • Financial outputs defined as - Monthly management accounts including:
    • Central management accounts pack
    • Issue based reconciliations
    • Central commentary
    • Country specific management accounts
    • Monthly estimates
    • Quarterly forecasts
    • Annual budget
    • Early indications
    • Year end outlook
    • Continual review of management accounting processes to identify efficiencies / improvements and ensure effective and efficient working practices are adopted
    • Implementation of changes in Central / Departmental structures
    • Continual reassessments of BilMoG and compliance procedures
    • Involved in ad-hoc projects as defined by Accounts Manager

This role requires:

  • Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) /university degree or qualified by experience
  • 3 years post qualified experience
  • Good knowledge of UK GAAP/IFRS


SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent people skills with ability to build relationships with various
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and identify key issues to stakeholders
  • Ability to respond to adhoc requests and reprioritise workload
  • Good analytical skills
  • Pro-active planning skills