Job Title
Group Accountant / Group Finance Controller (CS005642)
Amersham, Buckinghamshire.
Start Date

Hours – 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday. 

Holiday -25 days.

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A client within the financial services are looking for a methodical group accountant to join an expanding finance department. Recently backed by a PE, they are looking for a candidate who is a qualified accountant and has the confidence and abilities to show initiative, hands on approach and make executive decisions.

Duties include

  • Reporting to the FD
  • Supporting the team in preparing monthly and annual statutory financials and facilitating interim and year-end audit processes
  • Ensuring delivery of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensuring the reported results comply with international financial reporting standards
  • Integrate sage accounting system and able to deal with updates
  • Monthly, annual budgeting & forecasting, providing analysis as required to support central functions and management team
  • Year End financial statements and audit – Prepare and manage audit process
  • Profit transfers – Ownership of monthly profit transfers – major currencies
  • Completion of monthly payroll – Include spreadsheet updates
  • Settlement of monthly taxes to HMRC
  • Assisting with Purchase ledger, sales ledger VAT returns and bank reconciliation
  • Solid Debit and credit understanding -Must be able to explain to non-financial members of the team
  • Acquisition Due diligence -  Assisting further with future opportunities and being able to breakdown
  • Mentor junior members of the team and assist when needed
Special Requirements: 

Must be qualified – either FCA, MAAT, ACMA, CIMA