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Group Accountant

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Wealth & Investment Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus scheme and benefits

  • Consultant:

    Rachael Brooks

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client is a growing Financial Services business in the Warrington area. Due to continued success and expansion, they are looking to recruit a Group Accountant to take the lead on financial accounting.

Reporting directly to the Senior Financial Accountant, this role will best suit a newly qualified Financial Accountant as a large bulk of the role is helping to ensure the firms' accounting is compliant with accounting standards.

The Group Accountant will work within an exciting Change & Transformation environment, and will take responsibility for the following duties:

  • Reviewing new transactions to ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Ensuring the accounting team understand the transactions and how to process them
  • Playing a pivotal part in the Groups' consolidation and audit
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated accounts and cash flow under IFRS
  • Complex balance sheet reconciliations
  • Developing financial position papers for important accounting transactions, which will be presented to the senior management team and external audititors
  • Drafting new disclosures for Group and entity financial statements
  • Implementing and updating internal process, policy and control documents


As the role is centric around Financial Accounts, the Group Accountant will need to have the following skillset:

  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with audit and/or practice background
  • Detailed accounting standards knowledge (in particular IFRS 2, 9, 10 & 15)
  • Hands on approach with ability to understand complex transactions from a commercial perspective
  • Financial Services experience desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable personality with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment

This is a unique opportunity for a newly qualified accountant with an interest in working in a high-growth, expanding business to join a high-performing team of well-established accountants on a permanent basis.

The company offers clear career progression, a strong benefits package and a collaborative company culture.

If you believe your background meets the criteria, please apply with a copy of your CV.

Note, we receive a high volume of applications and are unable to respond to each CV we receive.

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