NC Associates

Job Title: Financial Accountancy Manager

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to £50k

A prestigious opportunity has arisen with one of the most upmarket and modern businesses in the professional services sector. This role would be ideal for someone with high career progression aspirations. Ideally you will come from an Audit background within regulated industries.

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivering and reporting Group results at month and year end
    * Preparation of Statutory Accounts
    * Line manager to trainee accountants (5/6 staff)
    * Implementing and reviewing controls across wider finance
    * Being a subject matter expert and go to person for all finance
    * Balance Sheet review and analysis
    * Key point of contact with the auditors

    Detailed responsibilities include:-

    Month end
    * Ensure delivery of month end Group results providing comprehensive analysis and raising issues in a timely manner
    * Ensure full integrity of the group Balance Sheet, ensuring all balances are globally validated
    * Strong monthly focus on WIP, debt and provisions, valuations and judgement calls
    * Liaison with all areas of finance as appropriate
    * Manage month end close
    * Ensure all monthly journals posted and authorised correctly.

    Year End
    * Key day to day contact point for the auditors
    * Group consolidation and adjustments of circa 20 legal entities
    * Statutory Accounts preparation
    * Manage delivery of year end in given timescales

    Reporting
    * Delivery of monthly results pack, quarterly Financial Management Accounts, Treasury fact pack, bank covenant reporting
    * Balance Sheet reporting, reconciliations and controls specifically WIP, debt, cash, provisions

    Process improvement
    * Deliver efficient and effective improvements to processes across all areas of finance (strong focus on simplify and speed up)
    * Develop culture of process improvement and become the go to expert within finance

Skills and experience:

  • Professionally qualified Accountant with a broad range of experience
    § Strong technical knowledge of IAS/FRS demonstrated by excellent Financial Control experience
    § Working across complex entities, systems and countries
    § Experience of operating within a highly effective team, including line management experience
    § Excellent communication skills