£35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
7 months ago
Group Finance Reporting Accountant
Location: Greater Manchester
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a permanent Project Accountant for a leading reputable and long established financial services organisation based in Greater Manchester. The largest within their field, they are now looking to increase their team with this newly created role.
An excellent opportunity has arisen within a new function within the business for a Project Accountant. This role will support the business partners on a variety of financial management and ad-hoc projects. You will test the suitability of the month end reporting on projects, continuously looking to improve the standards and quality of the group wide accounting and reporting.
The successful candidate will gain excellent exposure to a variety of different business areas and the opportunity to gain an understanding of the whole business with regular exposure to senior stakeholders.
* Partnering with senior stakeholders to improve the quality and consistence of individual project reporting across the group
* Produce and develop the Project Finance documentation
* Offer ad-hoc regulation advice on each project within your portfolio
* A group wide role you will have constant communication with the wider business including finance, strategy and the project teams
* Mitigate and understand the wider business risks to ensure plans are achievable and comply with regulatory requirements
* You will utilise Excel to manipulate and improve existing processes
The successful applicant will be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA Accountant, with experience in financial services (ideally insurance). You will ideal come from a management accounts or project accountant background with a keen eye for detail.
You will have strong knowledge and experience of 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 at this level, preferably having experience with technical stakeholders such as Actuaries.
It is essential the candidates applying for this role have excellent stakeholder management / business 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 must be able to work well under pressure and manage priorities and have good interpersonal skills with a confident ability to communicate results to senior managers and directors.
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 Selina Weldon at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.
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