Financial Accountant

Location
Chester
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, flexible working
Posted
23 Jul 2021
Closes
20 Aug 2021
Ref
V-33144
Contact
Mark Thomas
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant required for high growth Private Equity backed business based near Chester. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and well respected business that is growing and already very profitable. The business has a strong track record for developing people and progression opportunities and the Financial Accountant will be part of a high performing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting existing finance team with accounting requirements for existing acquisitions/brands and continuing ownership of the financials, to include operational accounting and the full financial forecasts and results
  • Taking on new acquisitions made and maintaining ownership of the financials, to include operational accounting, and the full financial forecasts and results
  • Liaising with and providing head office support to staff at the acquisition sites
  • Assisting with the month end finance report issued to the Board
  • Supporting external audit requirements.
  • Providing financial support to and reporting on the performance of certain head office departments
  • Producing the individual company year-end statutory accounts and assisting with production of the year end statutory consolidation and statutory consolidated accounts compliant with FRS101/IFRS
  • Working with the existing team to integrate the accounting systems for the new business segment into the back office and accounting software
  • Acquisition accounting support and follow up
  • Assisting with completion of any returns and other compliance requirements
  • Working with management to specify the accounting requirements of any new developments and managing the go live process and subsequent testing requirements
  • Assist in improving processes across the company to increase efficiency
  • Working with the existing team to support projects and other aspects of financial reporting.
Key Skills: 

  • Accounting qualification or actively training for qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • - Experience working in a commercial finance department.
  • - Experience in preparing all aspects of month end/year end and providing clear commentary to support
  • - Experience of business partnering with other departments and providing meaningful reporting
  • - Experience of preparing statutory accounts
  • - Experience of supporting requirements for external audits
  • - Experience of challenging and changing an existing process
  • - Experience working with Excel to an intermediate (or higher) standard.
  • - Attention to detail
  • - Friendly approach to all members of the organisation
  • - Highly self-motivated and proactive
  • - Professional approach and attitude


Who are Resourcery Group?

We are one of the North West’s most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change and Transformation recruitment consultancies.


Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser by many of the region’s leading employers, from owner-managed SMEs and PE-backed business to listed PLCs.


We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach.


Resourcery Group specialise in talent identification, attraction, resourcing and retention, providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified, Part-Qualified and Transactional markets for Industry & Commerce, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit.


Please visit our websitewww.resourcerygroup.com for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.