Group Financial Accountant

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameDaniel Kay

Job description

Group Financial Accountant | Manchester city centre (hybrid) | £50,000 - £60,000 + bonus | PE backed

Axon Moore are working with a highly acquisitive services business who are searching for a Group Financial Accountant to join their newly created group function. Private equity backed, the business has increased their turnover from £60m to over £150m in the last 2 years due to acquisition.

As the Group Financial Accountant, you will be expected to demonstrate initiative and leadership skills, be a confident communicator and have experience of maintaining strong and robust financial controls and processes. You will be responsible for:
  • 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.
  • Month-end ledger close for bank, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger for all companies.
  • Ownership of certain central cost centres, ensuring management accounts are accurate and challenging the results against budget.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed balance sheet reconciliations for all companies.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with FRS102 and one of the main points of contact for external auditors.
  • Work with our external corporation tax advisors and provide information for the preparation of tax computations and tax returns.
  • 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 with a top 10 accounting background
  • 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.