Group Financial Accountant

England, Herefordshire, Ledbury
07 Jun 2024
05 Jul 2024
Andrew Piercy
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

The business

Hays are partnering with an established profitable £100m+ turnover business within the farming sector based on the outskirts of Herefordshire. With divisions based out of Germany, USA, Mexico, South Africa, Poland, China and further afield, with sales in over 40 countries. Our client selects its people carefully, and works hard to shape roles to individual talents, whilst always living the company values. The business defines success in human terms, constantly seeking to "create opportunities for great people, particularly those who have drawn the short straw", and measuring its' results across three bottom lines: People, Profit and Planet.

The Role

Responsible for assisting with the UK & worldwide Group Financial accounting, reporting, and verification (including Budgeting, Forecasting), development of policies and company secretarial support. Supporting the Group Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assist with the production of the UK management reports, including divisional reporting on central costs & and month end schedules including monthly corporation tax estimate postings.
* Management of UK month end file & review for all UK entities.
* Assist with the year-end statutory processes, (year-end accounts & tax pack production)
* Company Secretarial support.
* Support Group Financial Accountant with Insurance claim administration.
* Preparation of statutory accounts
* Assist with the review of subsidiary management accounts Balance Sheets to ensure balances are substantiated and in line with Group policies. (Establishing a process of periodic submission of supporting documents).
* Preparation of the budget and forecast templates and review of completed submissions.
* Assist with the monthly Group consolidation process.
* Assist with the year-end statutory processes.
* Assist with the development of the Group Policy framework and documentation of policies.
* Assist with the development of Group processes & Financial models.
* Company secretarial support

What will I need?

* Agricultural or FMCG experience preferred but not essential
* Financial accounting experience required.
* Audit Experience preferred but not essential
* SME Experience required
* ACA/ACCA qualified.
* Energy
* Drive

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