Senior Financial Accountant - Chesterfield

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment
Location
Chesterfield
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you currently working in Practice, ideally for a Big 4 Firm, and looking for a 1st time move into Industry? Elevation Recruitment Group are working in partnership with a leading PLC in Chesterfield to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant for their finance team. Purpose of the position: * Ownership of all accounting and reporting requirements for a newly formed parent company * Ensure financial results are reported on-time and to a high standard to the business and the Group HQ * Support the Head of Finance to establish an agile proactive team that supports all Group entities for all Accounting activity (including Treasury and cash management) Key responsibilities: * Review and challenge results, ensuring there are a continual monitoring and improvement in the controls environment * Develop and deliver balance sheet analysis and reporting to support the needs of the business * Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders across the business and other Corporate functions (Taxation, CoSec, Group Reporting, Corporate Controlling) to ensure service levels are established, targeted and monitored * Work collaboratively with external auditors, ensuring accurate and timely data provision and proactive, sustainable resolution of any audit findings Required skills: * Technical accounting skills - IFRS/Group Restructures * US GAAP knowledge preferred * Accounting for financial instruments (swaps/hedges) preferred * Excellent communication skills * Proven ability to adhere to strict deadlines * Knowledge of SAP preferred Preferred qualifications/experience: * ACA, ACCA This is an excellent opportunity for a strong technical Accountant to develop their accounting skills further in an Industry setting, with great long-term career development. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity then please get in touch asap for further information or please apply today.

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