Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Axon Moore Group Ltd
Location
Warrington
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A market leading, private-equity backed business based in Warrington is recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join the business at an exciting time in the company's development. Having doubled its revenue over the last 5 years, the business boasts a range of blue-chip clients which is underpinning its strong recent performance.

Having recently completed an acquisition, the company is now seeking an ambitious Financial Accountant to help drive performance of the recent acquisition as well as the group as a whole.

Reporting directly into the Group Finance Manager, the Financial Accountant will undertake the following roles and responsibilities;

- Taking a lead financial role in mergers and acquisitions
- Provide recommendations for future cash flow management where necessary
- Support the payroll function working closely with HR
- Statutory Accounting
- Produce and provide external financial reports ( HMRC, ONS, Banks etc)
- Working closely with the Accounting Manager in coordination of year end / month end ledger closures, ensuring controls are abided by and accounting time table is kept
- Production of returns in respect of Taxation (VAT, Corp), and developing more efficient tax reporting methods
- Act as Mentor to the finance team's finance students

The ideal candidate will be a practice-trained ACA, however exceptional CIMA or ACCA backgrounds will be considered. In addition, the successful Financial Accountant will have the following demonstrable experience;

- Experience in working with the application of accounting policies and standards e.g. IFRS, GAAP
- Experience in accounting for M&A, refinance, divestment transactions
- Advanced level use of office IT systems
- Ability to communicate at stakeholder and senior management lever