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Group Accountant

Redde Northgate plc
Great Burdon, Darlington, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Darlington, with hybrid working
Salary: £46,000 to £53,000 inclusive of car allowance
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours, Monday-Friday

Are you interested in gaining experience within a large, complex FTSE 250 Listed organisation? You may be an experienced qualified accountant looking for an exciting role in a fast-paced environment. If so, we would love to hear from you!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our vibrant, growing business as a Group Accountant within the Group Finance team. This is a newly created role which has exposure to senior stakeholders on a daily basis and you will be responsible for the day-to-day cash management of the Group. You will be involved in various transformation projects, ensuring you’re always challenged and growing in your role.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Daily and monthly reporting to senior management up to PLC Board level.
  • Managing daily cash flow requirements of the Group across multiple locations and currencies, including financing the Group’s subsidiaries.
  • Maintaining the head office accounting records covering technical accounting areas such as financial instrument valuations.
  • Ownership of the intra-month and 12 month rolling cash flow forecasts of the consolidated group, working closely with key stakeholders to facilitate the efficient management of cash and to drive proactive engagement and accuracy of forecasting.
  • Assisting with the financial reporting requirements of the Group for interim and year end reporting to the stock exchange.
  • Liaising with auditors during the interim and year end reporting cycles.
  • Manage compliance with group treasury policy including managing foreign exchange exposure, interest rate and credit risk.
  • Responsible for managing compliance with the Group’s debt facilities across multi-currency pools, including covenant compliance and lender information undertakings.
  • Supporting finance transformation projects to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of financial reporting and control including adoption of new technology solutions.

What’s in it for you?

Salary- up to £53,000 per annum depending on experience, inclusive of car allowance

Annual leave- 24 days, rising to 26 with length of service. Of course, you’ll have public holidays too and we’ll even help you celebrate with an extra day off for your birthday!

Pension- 5% Employer Contributions.

Financial Benefits- save-as-you-earn scheme, employee referral scheme- earn £1,000 per person you successfully refer, free life assurance and access to our Benefits App offering unlimited access to a huge range of retailer discounts and cashback deals (incl. Tesco, Asda, Currys, B&Q & Wickes to name just a few).

Lifestyle & Wellbeing Benefits- discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme with an NHS Approved mental well-being mobile app.

Motoring Benefits- access to an employee vehicle-leasing scheme, discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on weekend vehicle hire and van hire.

About you
  • First and foremost you'll have a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • You'll have strong attention to detail and analytical capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, with the ability to influence and drive improvement
  • Strong IT knowledge including advanced Excel skills
  • You'll have initiative and embraces change with a desire to implement new ideas and processes
  • Be able to demonstrates a pro-active attitude

About us

Redde Northgate is the leading integrated mobility solutions platform providing services across the vehicle lifecycle through our broad mix of operating companies. We support our customers through a network and diversified fleet of over 125,000 owned and leased vehicles, together with over 600,000 managed vehicles. Today we are made up of 6,700 colleagues across 175 sites throughout the UK, Ireland, and Spain, and continue to grow.

Be part of our future

If this role sounds like an interesting next step in your career we would love to hear from you, please apply today for immediate consideration!

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