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Group Accountant

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + 25 days hol + WFH/flex
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JCU37875_1668441382

Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working with a leading Sheffield Business, in recruiting a Group Accountant to join their dynamic and successful finance team.

You will provide the Group FC and broader finance team with reliable and timely consolidation reporting and detailed understanding whilst working closely with a variety of internal stakeholders.

This key role will be responsible for accurate and timely consolidated financial reporting for the Group and will include responsibility for the accounting of head office and actively support operating companies in all aspects of accounting and reporting. Furthermore, contributing to the on-going development and improvement of the reporting processes.

This opportunity would either suit a first-time mover from practice or a strong candidate from industry, and ideally you will have strong communication and presentation skills alongside strong technical accounting expertise and consolidation experience with good attention to detail.

Job spec:
* Monthly consolidation and preparation of Group results
* Half year results consolidation and interim accounts reporting
* Year end results consolidation and statutory financial statements including PLC consolidated accounts and trading subsidiaries (all IFRS)
* Consolidating the annual budget and preparing budget reporting packs
* Providing accounting support to the operating divisions
* Liaising with external auditors during the annual audit process
* Supporting the timely completion of tax returns and payments
* Reporting the cash position of the Group through accurate daily tracking and forecasting
* Ad hoc projects / analysis as required

Person spec:
Within this role you must be able to summarise and present complex information clearly, confidently, and concisely, and will have an excellent eye for detail. The successful individual will be able to deal with ambiguity and change and have strong communication and interpersonal skills alongside:

* Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a good technical background
* Attention to detail and quality work
* Willingness to get things done, take on new projects and manage own workload
* Be articulate and able to present financial information clearly
* Be able to plan and prioritise multiple tasks to meet challenging deadlines
* Be confident, able to work independently and motivated to develop their abilities

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please contact Jack Curtis on 07496 364678 or 0114 261 1700.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.