Group Financial Accountant
An opportunity to join one of Sussex's most sought after employers
A technical accounting position for a large group with great exposure
About Our Client
Rarely do opportunities come up on the Sussex/ Brighton coast where you can work in a 'London feeling' company but with sea views on your walk to work/ lunch break.
This global PLC has a fast paced, dynamic business with opportunities a plenty.
Working within the external financial reporting team the Group Financial Accountant will work as part of a team that's responsible for budgeting and monthly business performance reporting, tax, treasury, internal controls and small companies accounting.
You will be responsible for preparing the consolidated financial statements in the Group's Annual Report for this Brighton based Engineering business and ensuring they meet external reporting and regulatory requirements.
This individual will enjoy monitoring and understanding technical accounting and regulatory changes and ensuring the implications of these changes are appropriately considered by Group.
You will review and challenge divisional statutory reporting submissions to ensure consistent, high quality reporting from the divisions; provide support as required and share best practice across the Group.
In addition to strong technical skills you will also have strong interpersonal skills and act as key liaison between the Group's external auditors, tax and pension advisers, Group finance and divisional finance teams, to ensure that half year and full year audit timetables are met.
You will be involved in at least one internal audit of a division each year.
The Successful Applicant
The future Group Financial Accountant will be a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA).
They will be technically strong with IFRS accounting and consolidation experience
It is likely this individual will have qualified in an accountancy practice and have a client portfolio that includes international PLCs, ideally with Manufacturing, Industrial or Engineering.
You will have strong attention to detail and the ability to clearly articulate technical accounting matters in verbal and written form.
Due to the size of this Engineering group you must have willingness to travel to other sites, including overseas travel and be open to regularly working in Brighton.
What's on Offer
The Group Financial Accountant will receive a strong base salary and an impressive benefits package