Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Reference: 10141/001_1517069557
Contact Name: Allison Hodgkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2018 16:12

Job Description

A global specialist engineering group that designs, manufacturers and services highly engineered products, based in the Runcorn area are looking for a Group Financial Accountant. The Group work with industrial customers across a range of high growth sectors. The £250m t/o business has manufacturing facilities in more than 20 countries and operates a global service network.

The role:

The successful Group Financial Accountant will be responsible for:

- Drive improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and systems within the department
- Management of accounting and monthly reporting for various head-office entities;
- Assist with the preparation of the Group's Annual and Half Year Financial Statements, including full responsibility for the Group's consolidation process;
- Project manage the subsidiary statutory accounts process and prepare the statutory accounts for a number of UK entities;
- Work with our auditors to ensure an effective and efficient external audit process;
- Assist in reviewing and analysing the impact on the Group of upcoming changes in accounting standards;
- Assist with the preparation of acquisition opening balance sheets, as appropriate;
- Support the forthcoming changes to IFRS reporting for the Group; and
- Other ad-hoc finance related projects as they arise.

The ideal candidate:

- Have trained with either a Big 4 or Top 10 accountancy practice

- Be technically up to date

- ACA or ACCA fully qualified

- Be keen to be considered for the permanent role longer term preferably

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