Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Financial Reporting Accountant

Chester

Reference: FH/6033

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £50,000.00

Maximum Salary: £50,000.00

per annum plus benefits

Qualifications: ACA Qualified


My exclusive Client is a specialist Manufacturer supplying niche products across the UK as well as mainland Europe. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ACA Qualified Accountant to join the business reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller.

 

The individual will work as part of the central finance team, coordinating the production of the Group’s monthly management accounts and will take a lead on statutory accounts compliance for the Groups UK companies and certain overseas subsidiaries.

  • Prepare the group monthly management accounts, including analysis of subsidiary and group performance
  • Perform the group consolidation of UK and overseas entities on a monthly basis, ensuring compliance with IFRS
  • Complete overseas sub-consolidations
  • Produce financial data & reports for Group’s owners, Directors and other departments on request
  • Support business development activities, including the integration of any subsidiary acquisitions
  • Reconcile group accounts to the business intelligence system
  • Take responsibility for certain areas of the balance sheet, ensuring reconciliations are performed on a timely basis
  • Prepare the year end statutory accounts (IFRS) for the group and its UK subsidiaries
  • Assist with the management of the year end audit process, acting as a key point of contact during the audit
  • Develop Group Accounting Policies and ensuring compliance with accounting standards
  • Assist in developing and implementing a robust financial control framework to facilitate accounting rigour
  • Assist the Group tax manager in the completion of taxation returns
  • Ad-hoc commercial and operational analysis

 

The successful candidate will be an experienced Financial Accountant with strong technical skills, and able to demonstrate resilience and flexibility within a growing group environment. Ideally you will be able to display experience of the following:

  • Knowledge of accounting standards and experience preparing financial statements under IFRS
  • Working in or with a large, international group environment
  • Developing strong relationships with other stakeholders, be able to demonstrate appreciation of cultural differences when dealing with overseas colleagues and advisers
  • Being adaptable and resilient to change in a growing group environment
  • Be self-motivated and able to work as part of a small team, managing multiple tasks
  • Using Excel daily and being able to manipulate large volumes of data
  • Understanding of a complex business processes and assess the financial impact of decisions
  • A basic knowledge of corporation tax and VAT