Financial Accountant

Recruiter
MDM Resourcing
Location
Chester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1263265739
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a rapidly growing private equity backed service sector business with strong year-on-year growth and ambitious growth plans. Due to continued growth, the client has created this new role. The role will be responsible for the financial reporting of existing and new acquisitions as well as ad hoc projects.

Responsibilities
  • Supporting existing finance team with accounting requirements for existing acquisitions/brands and continuing ownership of the financials, to include operational accounting and the full financial forecasts and results;
  • Taking on new acquisitions made and maintaining ownership of the financials, to include operational accounting, and the full financial forecasts and results;
  • Liaising with and providing head office support to staff at the acquisition sites;
  • Assisting with the month end finance report issued to the Board;
  • Supporting external audit requirements;
  • Producing the individual company year-end statutory accounts and assisting with production of the year end statutory consolidation and statutory consolidated accounts compliant with FRS101/IFRS;
  • Working with the existing team to integrate the accounting systems for the new business segment into the back office and accounting software;
  • Acquisition accounting support and follow up;
  • General acquisition integration support e.g. reviewing processes, transferring systems, general administration;
  • Assisting with completion of any returns and other compliance requirements;
  • Working with management to specify the accounting requirements of any new developments and managing the go live process and subsequent testing requirements;
  • Assist in improving processes across the company to increase efficiency;
  • Liaising with other departments and supporting ad-hoc requests;
  • Working with the existing team to support projects and other aspects of financial reporting;
  • Working with the existing team to support internal audit requirements.

The ideal candidate will be technically strong with excellent attention to detail, ideally with strong modelling skills. A highly self-motivated individual, you will be a strong team player who takes ownership. Excellent progression opportunities exist within this rapidly expanding business.

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