Role details

Financial Accountant

Bingley   •   £35,000 - £42,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fantastic opportunity for a first time mover from practice
  • International group with very high growth forecast

About Our Client

My client are one of the world's leading independent publishers, based in Bingley. They operate in a fast paced, changing environment, with quality and service excellence at the forefront of everything they do. They have a dynamic global team of over 300 employees. This is an incredibly vibrant and interesting business to work for who offer their employees an environment that is both rewarding and dynamic.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Financial Accountant role are:

  • Partnering with key businesses; providing financial analysis/reporting and overall advice and support.
  • Statutory reporting for businesses.
  • Reviewing financial processes and buying patterns in order to drive synergies and cost savings from group purchasing power and statutory reporting on the subsidiary companies.
  • Quarterly re-forecasting for allocated business areas.
  • Assisting with year-end audit for the entire Group.
  • Assisting with M&A analysis on future acquisition targets and overall M&A support.
  • Line management responsibility for one report with an additional responsibility for matrix management of another report.
  • Developing procedures and controls.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Equivalent of ACA qualified
  • Big 4 trained
  • Strong audit background, with experience of working with UK GAAP clients
  • Very analytic with good attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Up to date knowledge of audit practices and techniques
  • Strong knowledge of financial controls and processes
  • Confident in managing external advisors
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Ability to support and develop junior team members
  • Willingness to undertake occasional travel

What's on Offer

Total package for the Financial Accountant will be £35-£42k depending upon experience.

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