Financial Accountant

Clear Sky Recruitment Ltd
Chester, UK
17 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to have been engaged to work with one of the UK's largest independent holiday letting agency; a successful travel business with strong year-over-year growth and ambitious growth plans. As part of the latest focus our client is building out their Financial Department with the addition of a Financial Accountant to their ranks.

As their newest addition you will be responsible for the financial management and reporting of existing and new companies acquired by our client and will be responsible for the financial reporting of specific head office departments. You will also be requiring to be involved with other ad-hoc projects as and when necessary.

This is a highly varied role with responsibilities including but not limited to:

• 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.
• Providing financial support to and reporting on the performance of certain head office departments
• 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

Skill Requirements:

• Accounting qualification or training for qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
• Experience working with Excel to an intermediate (or higher) standard.
• Experience working in a commercial finance department.
• Attention to detail
• Friendly approach to all members of the organisation
• Highly self-motivated and proactive
• Professional approach and attitude
• Takes ownership
• Maintains focus under pressure
• Demonstrates a positive attitude

Nice to have:
• Experience working with Sage 200

Upon applying for this position you are giving authorisation for Clear Sky Recruitment Ltd to contact you regarding this vacancy and other vacancies our team feel that may be suitable for you. We will not present your CV to any clients without your consent. We will contact you if your CV is of interest to our client and if you are unavailable, then we will leave a message and send a text message. It will be your responsibility to return our call

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