Group Financial Accountant

Nigel Wright
£40,000 - £49,999
09 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

We are delighted to be working in partnership with a global manufacturing business who are looking for an ACA, Big 4 trained accountant to join them in as Group Financial Accountant.

The business has experienced a period of growth and will continue to do so, therefore this is an exciting time to join the business.

The Role:
  • Reporting into the Group Controller
  • The Group Financial Accountant will be responsible for the Group consolidation of the monthly management accounts and the year-end IFRS consolidation & audit
  • Partner with the finance teams across the globe, dealing with accounting queries
  • Systems exposure to TM1 (management accounts), JD Edwards (ERP system) and IBM Controller (Group consolidation package)
  • Involvement in multiple projects across the financial calendar (recent projects have included the design and roll out of IBM Controller and managing the group's adoption of IFRS 16)

The Person:
  • Qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA from Big 4/mid-tier firms
  • Strong recent technical expertise
  • Stakeholder engagement - strong interpersonal skills, partnering with the finance teams remotely across the group. The ability to develop relationships here is essential, being particularly aware of different cultures and practices
  • Ambitious and the desire to grow professionally
  • Bright and articulate
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills
  • Flexible in approach and willing to take on new responsibilities with the opportunity to shape existing/new systems/processes