In the role you will work closely with the Group Director for Finance as well as other members of the senior management team. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

The preparation of monthly financial statements for specific business units, including profit and loss, balance sheet and supporting reconciliations, overhead budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries.

Ensures financial and management reporting is complete, accurate and timely and is in accordance with appropriate accounting standards.

Supporting monthly Group Consolidation process with particular focus on balancing intercompany.

Accurate Line of Business Accounting and Reporting, Project Accounting / Job / Contract costing / WIP.

Participation in the formation and implementation of company financial plans, predominantly focused on Line of Business performance and overhead budgets.

Cash flow management including forecasting.

Actively working with and managing accounts payable and accounts receivable team.

Stock accounting and valuations, including stock take process.

Product costing.

Preparing and leading statutory audits for specific business units.

Interpretation and communication of financial data to non-financial managers.

Working closely with Group Director, Finance on identifying operational efficiencies and focus on automation and system utilisation.

Supporting changes to group structure ensuring financial process, systems and reporting and any changes are successfully implemented and aligned throughout the group.

Monitoring transactional accuracy of sales, purchases, wages, expenses, journals are entered into the accounting system and appropriate reconciliation, working with teams to improve data quality.

Compliance of PAYE and VAT transaction recording and reconciliation and on time submission of returns to HMRC.

Internal auditing of key risk areas of the business, predominantly, inventory of materials, equipment etc.

The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

Candidate Requirements

























Previous experience in a Financial Accountant role.

Ideally the candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 3-5 years post qualification.

Practice Experience; strong experience of group businesses and Intercompany recharging

Project Accounting / Job Costing experience is required.

Experience with working with Senior leadership on a regular basis and provide clear, concise accurate information.

Strong IT skills and experience of Excel, and Office 365.

Sage 200 knowledge is essential.

Strong communication skills with both, external and internal stakeholders

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