Financial Accountant

Posted 19 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Axon Moore are delighted to be partnering with a PE-backed high-growth group based in Cheshire, who are looking for Financial Accountant to join their friendly team. This is truly an outstanding opportunity, that will certainly accelerate your career! You will be working alongside a driven peer group, whilst gaining the support from two high calibre mentors who care about your career and development. ` 

  • Support Groups finance team with existing divisions/brands' accounting
  • Maintain financial ownership, handle operational accounting, and oversee full financial forecasts and results
  • Take on new reporting for profit/cost centres
  • Provide financial support to regional offices/sites
  • Assist in the month-end finance report for the Board
  • Support external audit requirements
  • Produce individual company year-end statutory accounts
  • Aid in year-end statutory consolidation compliant with FRS101/IFRS
  • Integrate accounting systems for new business segments
  • Provide acquisition accounting support
  • Ensure compliance and assist in completing returns and other requirements
  • Specify accounting requirements for new developments
  • Assist in improving company processes to increase efficiency
  • Liaise with other departments and handle ad-hoc requests
  • Collaborate with existing team to support projects and internal audit requirements
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Accounting qualification or in active pursuit (e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Commercial finance department experience
  • Proficient in month-end/year-end reporting with clear commentary
  • Business partnering and meaningful reporting experience
  • Statutory accounts preparation for senior review
  • External audit support
  • Process improvement experience
  • Intermediate (or higher) Excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Sage 200 and/or SAP/Access
  • M&A and integration process expertise
  • Budgeting experience
  • FRS101/IFRS knowledge
  • Takes ownership and maintains focus under pressure
  • Positive attitude
This role would suit either a part or newly qualified candidate from an audit/practice background or candidates with industry experience including month-end exposure.

Not only will you be rewarded with an exceptional career path, this is also a business that truly cares about its people and therefore offers a fantastic benefits package too. Benefits include, 25 days holiday + birthday off, discounts, charity days, employee events, onsite gym, plus much more! This role is offering a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 DOE + Study Support if required! Hybrid working pattern is available. Apply now - this is one not to be missed!