Financial Accountant

Elevation Recruitment Group
Alfreton, UK
21 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working with a consistently growing and successful business near Alfreton as they look to recruit a technically hands on Financial Accountant to work from their head office operation for the group.

You will be an ambitious and enthusiastic ACA/ ACCA qualified accountant with good technical skills looking for either a first or second move into industry. As the Financial Accountant, you will join an experienced Group Finance team and be a senior member of the team.

The main purpose of the role is to lead Group financial accounting, cash flow management, reporting and control activities, ensuring they are carried out efficiently and in accordance with best practice and UK GAAP. The role will also provide continuous review of the internal control / audit environment, highlighting areas of risk to management.

Reporting in to the Finance Manager, key duties and responsibilities will include:

Key Responsibilities:

*Preparation of year-end audit files, consolidated statutory accounts and tax computations
*Monthly balance sheet reviews with divisional management accountants and payroll manager
*Ensuring timely, accurate payroll submissions and reporting
*Period end reporting to the Board and external stakeholders
*Cash flow management and reporting, highlighting issues to senior management
*Maintenance of integrated financial model for actual and budgetary reporting
*Ensure compliance with UK GAAP
*Proactive style to improving quality and accuracy of management information
*Identifying and implementing process improvements
*Ensuring adherence to "best practice" procedures and processes
*Providing guidance and support to the finance and administration teams
*Ad hoc projects as required by senior management

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

*Qualified ACA or ACCA
*Practice trained (1st or 2nd time mover would be ideal)
*Competent user of Excel
*Strong leadership and communication skills
*Assertive and confident
*Ability to influence at all levels
*Able to develop culture of continuous improvement
*Desire to ensure tasks seen through to completion
*Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

This role will be predominantly office based with occasional travel to other sites across the group. You will work 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) although some flexibility will be required as dictated by the needs of the role.

If you feel you meet the above requirements, and are ready to make a positive career move with a fantastic company, please don't hesitate to contact Elevation Recruitment Group to apply or to find out more details.

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