Group Accountant

Recruiter
Sewell Wallis
Location
Sheffield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1253555523
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are working with a fast paced and reputable PLC looking for a bright and highly motivated individual to join the financial reporting team as Group Financial Accountant

The Group Financial Accountant will play a key role in the interim and year end consolidation process and external financial reporting, you will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a strong technical background.

The job

- Interim and annual consolidation - support with preparation of the group consolidation, including recording of journals, management of the intercompany reconciliation process and preparation of working papers

- External financial reporting - direct involvement in the preparation of the interim results announcement and the Annual Report and Accounts
- Group accounting policies - liaison with operating companies across the group to ensure compliance with group accounting policies and to ensure effective roll out of changes to policies

- Key point of contact for the external auditors - preparation of supporting working papers, discussion with the auditors and monitoring of group deliverables

- Technical input - keep up to date with IFRS developments and support the Group Financial Reporting team in the implementation of new accounting standards and other financial reporting projects

- Statutory accounts preparation - preparation of statutory accounts for subsidiary entities

The role holder should have experience of producing monthly reports to deadlines and a good working knowledge of financial accounting. You will be a confident self-starter and be able to work with minimum supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build relationships internally and externally, you will also need:

- The ability to plan, prioritise and work under pressure to meet tough deadlines, with high attention to detail
- The ability to communicate complex and technical points clearly both verbally and in writing
- Excellent skills in MS office products including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Creative approach to problem-solving
- Good decision-making ability
- The ability to adapt to changing priorities and deal with ambiguity
- A commitment to high personal and professional standards
- To be personally well organised
- To be a team player

For more information please contact Faith Collins

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.

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