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Group Financial Accountant

Posted 6 April by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
Elevation Recruitment Group are pleased to be working with a leading global manufacturing and distribution business based in Sheffield as they look to recruit a Group Financial Accountant for their UK head office operation. Currently turning over approximately £50 Million, the business continues to expand and develop and has exciting plans for the future so this is a great time to join the firm.

The purpose of the role is to manage the financial accounting for the Group, ensuring preparation of consolidated monthly and annual financial information; meeting all statutory reporting requirements; managing the group overheads; and treasury management including FX.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

- Consolidating the Group's financial results from operating companies in the UK, US, China and France; including: Monthly actuals, Quarterly re-forecasts and Annual budgets
- Monthly Preparation of the Group Consolidated Finance Pack, including P & L, Balance Sheet and other financial reports
- Preparation of the Statutory Accounts and Annual Report
- Coordinate and manage the annual audit
- Ensure all necessary filings are made with Companies House and HMRC
- Oversee Company Treasury, including managing and applying the FX Policy and monitoring banking covenants
- Manage and collate the Group's cash forecasting and reporting
- Manage the Group operating company overheads so spend is controlled and to ensure value for money from the Group departments
- Inter-company recharges and royalty payments, including reconciling the inter-company position
- Manage the transfer pricing policy for the Group
- Oversee the annual Corporation Tax computations
- Oversee the transition of all operating companies onto SAP to automate consolidated reporting
- Develop and continuously improve business reporting
- Monitor the risk profile of the business and develop adequate controls to mitigate risks
- Provide cover at Board Meetings in the absence of the Head of Finance and IT
- Other ad -hoc reports as required by the business
- Any other ad -hoc duties commensurate with the role

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

- ACA/ACCA qualified
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Working knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications
- Experience in SAP would be advantageous
- Experience in a similar role
- Experience of consolidating accounts from multiple territories
- Foreign exchange and treasury experience
- Manufacturing / retail industry experience would be highly desirable
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Able to organise and prioritise workload
- Organised, analytical and logical; process driven
- Able to work alone or as part of a team
- Proactive and action orientated
- High level of initiative
- Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality

This is an excellent opportunity for a technically strong accountant to join a leading and well-renowned organisation. The role would be ideal for a first time or second time mover from practice to make their mark in industry although CIMA trained accountants from industry are also encouraged to apply.

If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, please don't hesitate to contact us today.

Required skills

  • Financial Accountant Group Accountant

Reference: 34705600

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