Financial Reporting Accountant

Posted 18 September by REED Accountancy
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We are delighted to be able to support our Client, a VC backed, rapidly growing acquisitive business with their search for a Financial Reporting Accountant. This role will be based on the outskirts of Bolton.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a sizeable finance team with plenty of career progression opportunities on offer.

Duties will include:

- Preparation of monthly management accounts board pack including liaison with divisional management account teams
- Maintenance of accounting records for holding companies
- Private equity financing and preparation of central reports such as Net Debt, group cash flow analysis including narrative, covenant reporting & forecast cash positions accurately
- Review of general month-end group accounting tasks including reconciliation of non-trading control accounts (goodwill, acquisitions, related balances, bank financing), accounting for additional practice acquisitions or disposals, consolidations and cash flows
- Preparation of quarterly financial reporting
- Assisting with group reporting presentations
- Preparation of annual report
- Assisting in the review of monthly / quarterly balance sheet reconciliations across the group - risk assessment & programme of review
- Acquisition accounting - assisting Business Development team with developing financial reporting routines
- Disposals accounting - assisting Business Development team with disposal details for assets, ongoing property costs & underperformance liabilities
- Management of day to day requirements of External Auditors during field work and in the period to final sign off
- Draft & update statutory accounts for the group including consolidated group accounts

Experience / Qualifications required:
- Chartered Accountant
- Ideally Big 4 or Top 10 Practice trained
- Good technical knowledge of IFRS accounting standards & disclosures
- Multisite, M & A or Private Equity Accounting experience would be beneficial
- Knowledge of statutory accounts and tax computation preparation & review
- Corporation Tax & VAT knowledge would be advantageous

This role is paying £45,000 - £60,000 + benefits.

My Client would ideally like someone to start ASAP. It will be a 2 stage interview process and they can interview immediately. If you're interested, please send me your CV by 5:30pm on Tuesday 25th September.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 36142167

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