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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    excellent pension and holidays

  • Contact:

    Ross Brown

  • Contact email:

    rossbrown@michaelpage.com

  • Job ref:

    13943895/001_1533816776

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    06-09-2018

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Michael Page

This is a great opportunity for a 1st time move out of Practice (Accounts Senior/Assistant Manager/Manager) or a Financial Accountant looking for a step up in their career.

Client Details

My client is a growing business based in Cardiff who operate in a group format

Description

This is a great opportunity for a 1st time mover out of Practice (Accounts Senior/Assistant Manager/Manager) or a Financial Accountant looking for a step up in their career.

Working to the Head of Finance, the Group Reporting Accountant plays a pivotal role in the organisation.

Duties will include;

  • Preparation of annual financial statements for subsidiary companies within the Group.
  • Liaise with other Finance staff internally to obtain financial information relating to the preparation of the Financial Statement.
  • Assist the Head of Finance with the preparation of the consolidation and production of the annual financial statements for the group.
  • Identify new accounting, audit and taxation issues by close contact with advisers and regular briefing of the finance team of their impacts.
  • Implementation of new IFRS standards and implement the into the Group.
  • Review monthly management accounts in accordance with the agreed format and timetable.
  • Review of month end reconciliations of key control accounts
  • Support the team members involved in the Management Accounts preparation.
  • Act as a trusted Finance Business Partner to Senior stakeholders regarding their budgets.
  • Review of quarterly VAT return.
  • Manage a team of finance staff ensuring that they are trained, developed and motivated to provide an excellent service to the business.
  • Work with the Head of Finance to develop and improve systems and controls in Finance.
  • Act as a key point pf contact for external Auditors


Profile

You will be a fully qualified CCAB Accountant and hold either ACA, ACCA or CIMA with ideally 2 years+ PQE

  • Up to date knowledge of technical accounting developments including IFRS
  • Experience of line management in a Finance department.
  • Experience of preparation of financial statements under IFRS, including FRS 101 and FRS 102.
  • Experience of consolidation accounting.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • IT literate with advanced ability using Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Job Offer

A competitive basic salary

Excellent pension contributions

Excellent Holiday Allowance

A raft of other company benefits