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Financial Reporting Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Commerce & Industry, Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    John Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership has been engaged on an exclusive basis to recruit a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a Warrington based Private Equity backed organisation who has seen significant growth in the last few years.

This is an excellent opportunity for a first or second time mover from a top 10 practice firm to gain excellent exposure to a variety of different business areas and the opportunity to drive reporting capabilities for the wider business with regular exposure to senior stakeholders. In addition, the role has been ear marked as a succession planning opportunity and provides a wide variety of challenges and career advancement.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for assisting with the management of the delivery of the statutory year end accounts, monthly reporting and other external reporting within agreed timetables.

Key responsibilities

  • Planning & preparation of Statutory Accounts
  • Consolidation of all group accounts
  • Supporting the preparation of the Group annual report and financial statements
  • Development and ownership of the reporting function
  • Support on ad-hoc financial reporting for projects and M&A where required
  • Stakeholder management
  • Management of a small team
  • Plan and execute stat account audits

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA making their first move from a top 100 practice firm and/or from a similar role in a group finance function of a £40m+ turnover business.

You will have strong knowledge and experience of stat accounts, group financial consolidations and reporting. You will have significant impact in the wider business, working with key stakeholders so must be confident and a real desire to understand the inner workings of each function across the business to provide valuable and insightful contributions.

Knowledge of the latest technical accounting practices and the impact they have had on the industry. Strong knowledge of IFRS and/or IFR102 is essential and if you have experience in IFRS16 that is highly desirable but not essential.

It is essential the candidates applying for the financial reporting accountant position have excellent stakeholder management 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.

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 financial reporting 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 John Thistlethwaite at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.