Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Resource Matters Ltd
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1224742836
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client

Our client is a financial services firm who have grown over the years including by acquisition They have offices throughout the uk and require a Financial Accountant to work out of Reading.

Role Purpose

The statutory and financial reporting requirements for our client are becoming ever more complex, both in the expanding size of the corporate structure and the impact of IFRS accounting standards. As they continued to be on the acquisition trail, this role is required to work with the Head of Management Accounts and the Head of Statutory Reporting to assist with the group consolidation process, hive up of acquired businesses and be the key point of contact during the external audit process,.

Responsibilities
  • Supporting consolidation process, statutory accounting and other group reporting
  • VAT reporting and aligning of VAT group
  • Providing key data for corporation tax reporting
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the external audit process
  • Assisting with Integrating the finance functions of acquired companies
  • Assisting with company hive ups and simplification of group structure
  • Carrying out internal audits and risk assessments of the finance team's systems and controls
  • Assisting with process improvements and development of group accounting manual

Job requirements
  • ACA is also a pre-requisite (not ACCA) thus need ACA qualified with 3-5 years' experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience of consolidations and merger and acquisitions accounting
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office and other applications - strong Microsoft Excel skills would be especially beneficial
  • Able to work with people at all levels both within the organisation and externally
  • Willingness and potential to train others
  • Discretion and confidentiality

The Rewards

In return the successful candidate with enjoy a competitive salary plus other associated employed benefits

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