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Group Accountant

Journey Recruitment Ltd
Woosehill, Wokingham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Full Time
Are you a fantastic fully qualified Accountant who loves to work in a fast paced and busy environment? Are you tenacious and enthusiastic to ensure you deliver on your goals? If so, this could be the perfect role for you!

Our client is current experiencing a significant level of growth and is seeking a Group Accountant to join their busy and friendly Finance Team. You will be leading the production of accurate management accounts to a high standard and ensuring deadlines are met. You will need to be able to explain complex financial information clearly and enjoy working with accounting systems. You will have a logical approach to work alongside an analytical and problem solving mind.

This is a full time role based in their lovely offices based on the outskirts of Wokingham. The salary for this role is up to £60,000 plus a discretionary annual 12% bonus.

Main responsibilities for this Group Accountant role:

* Full ownership of the month end process

* Management & reporting of KPI’s across the Business Units.

* Responsible for P&L reconciliations, including revenue and gross margin analysis for all Profit Centres within the Group.

* Ensuring full understanding of the cash requirements of each Profit Centre and liaising with the Finance Manager, to produce an accurate Cashflow forecast.

* Preparation and issue of variance reports to monitor and report on variances to budget and targets.

* Full responsibility for multiple balance sheets and associated reconciliations.

* Manage the monthly stock take process and monthly reporting and reconciliation of stock movements.

* Weekly 1:1s and quarterly Development Reviews with team members

* Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process.

* Ad-hoc analysis and investigations for the Group Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer. Able to deputise for the Group Financial Controller when required along with reviewing company policies and procedures.

* Preparation of year end documentation and support with the year end audit.

* Able to deputise for the Group Financial Controller when required along with reviewing company policies and procedures.

Skills required for this Group Accountant role:

* ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience as a Group Accountant.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability and confidence to challenge other stakeholders.

* Excellent data volume skills including excel and pivot tables.

* Systems savvy with experience of ERP systems.

* Highly motivated and resourceful. Previous experience of managing a SME finance team.

* Excellent project management and problem-solving skills.

* High level of numeracy & attention to detail.

* Previous stock accounting experience would be an advantage.

* Experience of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (NAV) would be a benefit, but not essential as long as similar system experience.

* A desire for improvement, always looking at opportunities to improve processes or reporting where you can see them.

What does this Group Accountant role offer?

* Private health care through BUPA

* Up to 6% pension contribution

* 25 days leave, plus bank holidays, increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service,

* Electric car salary sacrifice scheme

* Annual personal development budget

* Regular staff events

* Fantastic, modern office space with drinks, snacks and fruit provided.

If this Group Accountant role sounds like a fantastic opportunity, please APPLY TODAY

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