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      Group Financial Accountant

      Antony Clish

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      Location

      Durham

      Salary

      circa £50-60,000 plus benefits

      Job Status

      Permanent / Full Time

      We are helping an award winning client recruit a strong and capable Group Accountant into their team.
       
      Main responsibilities of the role are;
       
      Financial reporting
       
      Preparation and review of monthly Group management accounts ensuring they are accurately produced, properly supported and available on a timely basis. This will include:

      • Timely provision, and development, of appropriate reports and reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in the consolidated management accounts.
      • Provision of other management information required to support the management of the group’s divisions.

      Preparation of statutory financial statements for all Group companies including:

      • Assisting in the production of the statutory financial statements of the Group companies together with supporting schedules and files for audit purposes.
      • Responding in a timely and accurate manner to all audit requests pertaining to the Group management company and consolidation.

      Assisting the Group Finance Director with financial planning for the Group including providing assistance in the production of comprehensive Group budgets and projections.
       
      Systems development and owner
       
      Manage the Group’s financial systems this will include:

      • Assisting in the maintenance and evolution of the current financial models.
      • Superuser and Finance system owner of the existing Finance system and any future system that is deployed.

      Treasury
       
      Assistance in executing the Group’s treasury function. Such assistance to include short term cashflow forecasting, enforcement of payment controls and day to day dealings with the Group’s bankers.
       
      Team
       
       You will lead, manage and motivate a team of three Accounts Assistants.
       
      KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: 

      • Delivery of clear, informative and timely reports regarding the Group’s performance
      • Delivery of management accounts on time and to a high standard
      • Finance system owner
      • Improvement of month-end procedures
      • Exemplary corporate governance

      Your Experience will cover;
       

      • Significant previous experience in similar role and management of an accounts team
      • Fully qualified in anyone of ACA/ACCA/CIMA
      • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and other Finance systems.

      There are excellent benefits along with a base salary circa £50-60k DOE