Financial Accountant

Inchcape Retail Limited
Liverpool, UK
18 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant - Inchcape Finance Centre, Liverpool

This is full time position working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Purpose of the role

The Financial Accountant, supported by their team will cover a range of responsibilities but are not limited to statutory and financial reporting, tax returns, supporting audit, ensuring accurate and compliant accounting and reporting.

Job Role and Responsibilities

* Responsible for accurate and timely reporting, ensuring compliance with applicable accounting, tax, legislative and other regulatory standards

* Full Accountability and ownership of all external reporting and statutory financial returns

* Full Accountability and ownership of investigating & resolving internal / external issues e.g. first point of contact for Group Tax

* Ensure all policies and processes adhere to the Minimum Control Framework; act as a key point of contact for internal and external audit requirements

* Sign off of relevant GL and Sub-Ledger Balance Sheet reconciliations and reviews

* Maintain direct debit and bank mandate records

* Motivate and develop the team, fostering an attitude of continuous improvement

Skills and Experience Required

Customer Focus

* Ability to manage a range of external and internal customer requirements, some of which may be conflicting, with integrity and professionalism

* Strong communication skills, able to delegate effectively, prioritise requests and workload

Operational Focus

* Able to organise and manage teams to consistently deliver to deadlines and work to high standards

* Conscientious, with the ability to understand complex detailed processes in all areas of the business

* Up to date with technical accounting matters, with the ability to translate and implement any changes into the business

Business Focus

* Skilled at fostering partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and internal customers

* Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)

* Ability to maintain financial control and professional integrity even under pressure

People Focus

* Encourages development and progression of teams

* Contributes to creating a positive, achieving, rewarding working environment

* Sets an example with high levels of personal integrity, always 'doing the right thing'

Revenue/Finance Focus

* Operates with a strong sense of financial control; embeds a culture of ownership and accountability

* Actively seeks to deliver a better level of service through continuous improvement

Inchcape Colleague Benefits

You will receive a competitive base salary along with great benefits including:

* 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years' service

* Company Pension Scheme

* Life Assurance

* Discount gym membership

* Vehicle purchase discount

* Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

* Cycle to work scheme

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