Financial Accountant

Woodstock Permanent £55,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Newly created position due to growth within the Group
  • Exciting opportunity to join a business with great internal progression plans

About Our Client

The client is a large and well known organisation based in North Oxfordshire, the company is made up of lots of smaller entities covering a wide variety of sectors.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Financial Accountant will be:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts, consolidation and audit packs for a two groups and individual entities
    • Group 1: audited year end and unaudited half year sets of individual entity and consolidated financial statements and special purpose reporting for loan covenants
    • Group 2: charity consolidation and individual entities
    • Above include consolidation workings, notes to the accounts and word accounts
  • Key contact with the audit team to ensure smooth audit running to timetable. Responsible for ensuring all deliverables and queries are responded to in time
  • Key contact for tax advisors to ensure correct tax computations
  • External reporting to other bodies: Financial Conduct Authority, industry benchmarking
  • Bespoke reporting: Economic Impact
  • Reviewing, updating and writing finance policies
  • Rolling out updated finance policies to the finance team and the wider business
  • Ad hoc reporting, tax and compliance matters

The Successful Applicant

The successful Financial Accountant will be:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Audit trained/practice background
  • Strong technical accounting skills including consolidations
  • IT literate, ideally with some experience of accounting packages and extensive knowledge of Excel and word
  • Highly organised and motivated to provide a quality service in a deadline driven role
  • Desire to challenge and deliver improvements to existing financial systems and processes
  • Analytical with an eye for detail
  • Candidate will enjoy working independently but will be able to demonstrate a strong team ethic
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Self-motivated and have a willingness to enhance their technical knowledge

What's on Offer

On offer for the successful Financial Accountant is a salary of circa £55,000-£60,000 alongside an attractive benefits package which will be disclosed upon application.

Nick Harris
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Phone number
+44 1865 208479

Job summary

Job function
Financial Accounting
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Nick Harris
Consultant phone
+44 1865 208479
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