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Group Reporting Accountant

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Robert Walters have partnered with a leading international business based in South Manchester as the they look to recruit a Group Financial Reporting Accountant due to internal promotion. This role will take ownership of the group consolidated financial statements under IFRS.

Robert Walters have partnered with a leading international business based in South Manchester as the they look to recruit a Group Financial Reporting Accountant due to internal promotion. This role will take ownership of the group consolidated financial statements under IFRS.

Key responsibilities

Primary responsibility for the preparation of the Group half year and full year financial statements under IFRS, for presentation to the Board and Audit Committee and inclusion in the externally published interim and annual reports and accounts.
Preparation of the full year financial statements under new UK GAAP (FRS 102) for all group entities.
Maintain a strong knowledge base, and utilise this to both evaluate the potential impact of operational / commercial changes on the group and company accounts.
Provide ongoing accounting support to divisional finance teams / FP&A / commercial teams to ensure any accounting implications are factored into commercial decision appraisals, and the impact on reporting is understood, with options where possible to be presented.
Responsibility for the development and maintenance of accounting policies and supporting the governance of financial processes, ensuring standards and accounting policies are aligned across all legal entities.
Assist in the development and delivery of training refreshers for accountants within the business to ensure awareness of new accounting standard changes, appropriate recording of financial entries, and compliance with accounting policies.

Candidate Profile

Qualified accountant (ACA, CA or ACCA from a practice background
Technically strong in IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS 102) accounting.
Able to work with multiple priorities to tight deadlines
The job holder will be a proactive individual with a keen interest in developing their knowledge of other areas of the business, and fully aware of the importance of providing an excellent service to key stakeholders within the business and across finance.
Excellent interpersonal, management and influencing skills.
Good project management experience
Strong excel skills

If you would like more information about this role then please contact Marcus Pratt on (phone number removed) or email for immediate consideration
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