Group Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
Derbyshire, UK
07 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This Group Financial Accountant role is made for an IFRS lover: a UK-GAAP wiz!

A broad, technical, senior Accountancy role in a public sector organisation in Derbyshire

Client Details

Currently partnering with a public sector organisation in the Derbyshire area who is looking to appoint a Group Financial Accountant to oversee the entire Financial Accounts function. This role is made for an IFRS lover: a UK-GAAP wiz!

  • Produce the company accounts
  • Produce the company board reports
  • Subsidiary Capital plans
  • Forecasting and cashflow
  • Manage the Financial and Management accounts function
  • AP/AR/Treasury
  • Preparation of Group consolidated interim and full year financial results
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for UK based business units
  • Support the transition to any new accounting requirements
  • Maintain the Group's Finance Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Act as contact for business units for technical accounting guidance
  • Liaise with the Group's external auditors Monitoring and analysing variances in group performance against budget, prior year and forecast
  • Accurate production of the monthly management accounts and reporting to tight deadlines.
  • Critique of existing financial models and the production of new improved financial models for monthly management accounts, cash flow and budget reporting.
  • Ad hoc project work


The Successful Applicant:
  • Will demonstrate professionalism, credibility and the attention to detail within a complex and changing organisation
  • Will deliver timely and accurate financial information, but also to react to Group and divisional changes and requirements.
  • Will have a strong technical background ideally from the Big 4 or Top 10 with a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Have financial accounting experience in another international group accounting function
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge of IFRIC, IFRS. SORP, SSAP, IAS, UK GAAP etc.
  • Have great personal skills
  • Communicate with confidence and credibility at all levels

Job Offer

£50,000-£60,000 plus benefits

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