Group Accountant

Posted 14 February 2023
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: bonus
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameJoe Develing

Job description

Axon Moore are working with an exception Nantwich based business to recruit a Group Accountant to become an integral member of the Group Finance function.

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, the successful applicant will hold a varied role, taking responsibility for reporting, forecasting and analysis and ad-hoc projects including, but not limited to acquisitions. This role could provide an ambitious candidate with the experience and achievements that could enable them to enhance their career trajectory.

• Hands-on involvement in the preparation of key external reporting requirements including half year and year end accounts, city presentations and supporting analysis.
• Acting as initial reviewer for divisional/subsidiary financial reporting submissions and raise initial queries with divisional Finance Directors.
• Involvement in the production of subsidiary and Group statutory accounts.
• Liaison with the Group’s external auditors as part of the Group level co-ordination of the key audit milestone and deadlines.
• Preparing the monthly actual and forecast financial information and supporting analysis.
• Preparation of the Group consolidated budget model and supporting analysis.
• Responsibility for the consolidation of actual results, budgets and forecasts.
• Prepare monthly consolidated management accounts, forecasts, tables and charts.
• Continually improving and streamlining the reporting processes to enhance the quality and speed of production of Management Information to the Board.

• Monitor daily bank position and distribute daily bank KPIs.
• Acting as one of the points of contact with external taxation advisers.
• Preparation of the Group’s monthly VAT return.
• Involvement in the maintenance/updating of effective group policies, procedures, controls and systems.
• Involvement in ad hoc projects to drive the Group’s strategy including, but not limited to, acquisitions.

The successful Group Accountant will have the following background;

• ACA or ACCA Qualified having trained in an accountancy practice.
• Comfortable and skilled in the use and analysis of data to drive insight and value
• Possess a high level of people and relationship skills
• A desire to develop a broad skill set beyond statutory accounting and continuously drive improvements as part of a growth journey