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09 November 2018

Group Accountant – Accountancy & Finance – Tyne & Wear

Location: North East England

Salary: Competitive

Sector: Accountancy and Finance

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/SG001

Contact

Sophie Goymer

DD: 0191 303 9788

M: 07535 495 652

The Company

BMC Recruitment Group are delighted to be supporting this niche organisation based in the North East with the appointment of a Group Accountant. The business is a market leader in their field and boasts an impressive client base.  There is plenty of development on offer with this role, with a clear pathway to a Financial Controller position.

 

Job Role

As Group Accountant, you’ll be joining a small finance team, reporting in to an impressive Finance Director. Responsibilities will include a mix of both management and financial accounting, whilst supporting with budgeting, forecasting and the annual audit.

Applicants should have strong technical skills, with a commercial mind-set, and will have the ability to present data to a range of stakeholders.

The organisation is looking to appoint an Accountant who is ACA or ACCA qualified, and it is highly likely that the successful candidate will be currently working for an accountancy / audit firm.

This role is based in the North East, with a competitive salary & benefits package on offer.

The responsibilities required in this role are:

  • Working as part of a small finance team, reporting in to Group Financial Director
  • Ensuring financial accounts and statutory information is accurate and reported in timely manner
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly management accounting and financial reporting pack
  • Supporting with business analysis (revenue / profitability / costings)
  • Assisting with the annual budgeting process, identifying potential savings and other process improvements where necessary
  • Monitoring performance to budget throughout the year
  • Cash flow forecasting and supporting the FD with management of treasury function
  • Leading on annual audit process
  • Acting as point of contact with a range of stakeholders (Banks, Auditors, HMRC etc) ensuring the organisation is represented in a professional manner at all times
  • Ensuring financial compliance is adhered to
  • Project work on an ad-hoc basis

The following skills are desirable:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA)
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Advanced IT skills (knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word)
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to learn

Additional Information

  • Occasional UK based travel may be required
  • This is a full time and permanent role

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