Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Inchcape Retail Limited
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1238340397
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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