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Job overview

Financial Accountant

Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a permanent Financial Accountant for a leading reputable and long established financial services organisation based in Greater Manchester.

This excellent opportunity has arisen due to organic growth and this pivotal role within the team will be responsible for investment accounting, analysis and reporting writing. This is a very high profile role, working closely with the senior finance team and committee.

The successful candidate will gain excellent exposure to a variety of different business areas and the opportunity to gain an understanding of the business with regular exposure to senior stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:-

  • Preparing investment reports and presentations suitable for board level
  • Analysing investment data and presenting this at board level
  • Oversight of investment outsourced service providers
  • Maintaining an appreciation of Investment related regulatory requirements

The person

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified ACA/ ACCA/CIMA Accountant coming from the top4 and/or from a similar role, with experience in financial services.

You will have strong knowledge and experience of report writing, control frameworks coupled with a proven record of questioning current practices and recommending/implementing alternative (efficient or correct) solutions. Therefore you must be confident to challenge with a view to making improvements and be able to influence peers and drive through change, preferably having experience with technical stakeholders.

It is essential the candidates applying for this role have excellent stakeholder management / partnering skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships; coupled with strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues simply and effectively.

You will be able articulate complex or topical subject matter, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and have vast experience in developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships, as well as a team player attitude.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.