Group Financial Accountant

Posted 25 October 2022
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
LocationChorley
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceKG/7892/GFA
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively partnering with a successful PE backed SME in Chorley as they look to increase their strong finance team with the addition of a newly qualified Group Financial Accountant.

This is an excellent varied opportunity for a first time mover to step into a high level role within an established business, with the opportunity to drive change and make the role their own. This individual will gain exceptional exposure and shadow and learn from a high calibre and supportive Financial Controller.

Responsibilities include:
  • Taking ownership of the group financials including the P&L and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Consolidation of the monthly group accounts and forecast
  • Assistance with preparation of annual group budget and forecasting
  • Support the Financial Controller in month end reporting and preparation of financial information for the board meetings
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual statutory accounts
  • Assist with the annual external audit process
  • Support with tax compliance and submissions
  • Support the Financial Controller with driving the financial controls across the Group; with the view of standardising and developing group wide processes and reporting
  • Continuous improvement of existing accounting procedures, and implementing new standards across the Group
  • Ad hoc project work, including potential upcoming acquisitions
The role will suit an individual with a positive, can-do attitude with an enthusiastic and energetic approach to work, who is hungry to develop and progress within a successful finance team.

In return, our client offers a competitive benefits package, excellent progression plan and exposure, and a hybrid working schedule.

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on kgoulding@axonmoore.com or on 07464 598852.