A high calibre Group Accountant is sought by an innovative, market leading FTSE-100 plc. Operating within the manufacturing and technology sectors, their products find their way into our lives on a daily basis; the company are also growing & performing well. They are also acquisitive with both a clear expansion plan and future strategy. Their training & development is excellent and the role is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a global multi-national business. The Group Accountant will be a key part of a small group reporting team and will report to the Group Reporting Manager. Duties will include: ·Produce sections of the monthly Group Operating Reports for the Chief Exec / Board. ·Contribute to the production of the half & full year financial statements under IFRS; perform analysis of information received from subsidiaries and investigate unexpected items. ·Prepare sections of the annual Group and Divisional Budgets. ·Deliver in-depth analysis & commentary for the Board inc. ad hoc analysis. ·Assist in systems improvement / implementation & other change projects. ·Ad hoc projects e.g. review of CapEx proposals, transaction support etc… Candidates for the role of Group Accountant will be a Big 4 / Top 10 trained ACAs who are bright & technically aware and who possesses both a practical knowledge of IFRS and some experience of consolidations. Candidates will have excellent analytical skills, a real eye for detail and will also be strong verbal & written communicators. Applicants will enjoy early responsibility and will seek to work for a company offering both a positive culture and a strong work life balance. Salary: £50000 - £55000 + 16% pension + 10% bonus + significant benefits.
Group Reporting Manager
A Financial Reporting Manager is sought by a well-known and highly regarded industrial FTSE-30 Plc. They employ thousands of highly skilled people across the world and are widely recognised as being a well run company who look after their staff. They are cash rich, secure and have a clear future strategy; this role is key to helping them to deliver on this. Reporting in to the Group Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager enjoys a prominent role and liaises across all global operations. Specific responsibilities include: ·Producing group financial statements & disclosure notes (note: not consolidations). ·Reviewing, analysing and challenging information provided by global business units. ·Project planning for external reporting and other corporate projects (e.g. bond issues, SEC registration updates, changes to company structure etc); ·Supporting the development of finance systems & associated processes. ·Providing technical accounting support for key areas e.g. provisioning, rehabilitation, impairment testing, underlying earnings and wider support for transactions. ·Assisting with ad hoc queries / requests from stakeholders across the Group; e.g. Investor Relations, Company Secretarial, Group Legal, Tax, Sustainable Development, and Treasury. The ideal candidate for the post of Financial Reporting Manager will be a Big 4 trained ACA who is either looking to make their first move from practice or who has already gained relevant experience in the Group function of a FTSE-250 plc. Candidates will have strong exposure to group and financial reporting related issues and will enjoy the cerebral challenge of how best to manage the various projects that will come your way. The ability to manage stakeholders at all levels is a given, as is tenacity, attention to detail and the desire to challenge the status quo.