Group Accountant - ACA/ACCA

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameDaniel Kay

Job description

Group Accountant | Manchester city centre (hybrid) | £50,000 - £55,000 + bonus | PE backed

We have exclusively partnered with an exceptionally exciting sports/e-commerce retailer in Manchester who have created a new role for an ACA/ACCA qualified 1st time mover from practice! 

This SME business have recently received a substantial PE injection. On the back of this investment, they have aggressive plans to triple turnover to £100m+, opening up new sites in every major city across the globe and go through an IPO. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Production of accurate group consolidated monthly management accounts (P&L, balance sheet, cashflow statement) in line with deadlines
  • Responsible for all monthly and ad-hoc reporting to Private Equity owners
  • Working closely with the Finance Manager to support in building out robust processes; including banking, intercompany and VAT
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed balance sheet reconciliations for all companies.
  • Supporting in the preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with FRS102 and the main points of contact for external auditors.
  • Working alongside the FP&A team on budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Improve current group reporting, ensuring there is a defined process when new acquisitions are brought into the group and all relevant data is held centrally.
  • Preparation of financial reports on a timely basis, providing accurate commentary and investigation into variances when required.
  • Contribute to ad hoc projects e.g., new finance system being implemented this year.
  • Assist with new acquisitions where needed and ensure their results can be consolidated into the group accounts.
Person specification:
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified ideally a first time mover from practice
  • Offer considerable experience in preparing and/or auditing statutory accounts
  • Possess strong numeracy and analytical skills, supported by excellent technical skills.
  • Strong excel skills
Please apply for immediate consideration or contact Danny Kay on 07921 394 114.