Role details

Financial Accountant

Manchester   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Broad and varied role
  • Well known Media organisation

About Our Client

My client are a nationally recognised organisation who have a strong presence in the North West. With a great track record of promoting talent internally, this is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the business at this level.

The business has, and is still experiencing fantastic growth which has led to the need for this role to be created, adding further support to a busy and high quality finance team.

Job Description

This is a really exciting and varied Financial Accountant role, which will offer the successful candidate unrivalled opportunity to gain very broad experience, which makes it an ideal first move into industry from practice.

This role will be closely involved in accounting relating to the numerous acquisitions being made by the business. It will be a critically important position in maintaining financial control over the acquisitions, including managing and reconciling the acquisition remuneration.

As well as regular, ad-hoc project work, you will gain experience in:

  • Acqusition accounting
  • Closing management accounts
  • Group consolidations
  • Preparing sections of the group accounts
  • FX hedging
  • Managing investments including pensions and shares

This will be a high profile role within the finance function, and as such, my client is searching for high calibre candidates for the position.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for the role, it is essential that you hold a full ACA qualification. Making your first move from practice (Big 4/Top 10) into industry, you will have a strong academic record. Strong technical capabilities are a must have, as well as up to date knowledge of reporting standards (IFRS/FRS 101/UK GAAP).

My client is looking for a strong personality, an excellent communicator who will be able to build strong relationships within the business.

What's on Offer

competitive salary plus attractive benefits package

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