Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant - Stockport, North West

Ref: 840Thursday 21 March 2024

£50,000 + Bonus + Hybrid + Benefits

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Financial Accountant Qualified – Stockport

Salary: £50,000

This is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic team within a large organisation based in Stockport. Operating within the Finance Department, the Financial Accounts and Tax team manages statutory reporting, taxation, and collaborates with external audit teams. With recent business growth, this position offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to advance their career.

As a Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for producing statutory accounts for entities within the Group. This role involves being a key contact for the monthly submission of statutory information to the consolidation team.

The Role

  • Manage monthly statutory reporting to the parent company in Europe for consolidation purposes.
  • Oversee the intercompany reporting process and record transactions within
  • Act as a key contact in the external audit process and coordinate with relevant Finance teams to achieve audit deliverables.
  • Produce statutory accounts for entities within the group.
  • Generate balance sheets for all statutory entities within the Group structure, highlighting trends, risks, exceptions, and potential control issues.
  • Collaborate with other business/finance functions to minimize balance sheet risk across the Group.
  • Prepare the cash flow for the Group and report on variances to budget/forecast.
  • Maintain and develop technical accounting knowledge, working towards completion of a professional accounting qualification.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns for review, including risk area assessments and compliance reviews of source documentation.
  • Assist in the production of corporation tax calculations and payments.
  • Support ad hoc projects and tasks as required by the business, related to financial operations.

Must haves

  • Ideally worked with Oracle.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of group accounting and intercompany transactions.
  • ACA/ACCA qualified with +2 years PQE experience and a strong technical accounting background.
  • Experience in producing statutory accounts, preferably with consolidated accounting knowledge and IFRS.

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