A rapidly expanding FMCG business in Bedfordshire are looking for a Group Senior Accountant in an incredibly varied role that will support the timely and accurate preparation of the group accounts, a business facing month end role with good exposure to a variety of key stakeholders. In addition, you will be responsible for liaising with our Global finance teams in line with the Corporate reporting time-lines.
The Group Senior Accountant will be involved but not limited to the following duties in this Bedfordshire based company:
Take ownership for preparation of the group monthly accounts, both from a Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet perspective, ensuring timely and accurate financial reports are generated.
Preparation of group annual budget and monthly forecasting.
Oversee the group statutory reporting and annual audits.
Proactively business partner with senior stakeholders within operations to provide high levels of analysis and drive efficiency’s.
Provide insightful variance analysis explaining all relevant differences.
Oversee the production of timely, accurate and meaningful balance sheet reconciliations in collaboration with shared service centre to produce high quality outputs.
Ownership of the financial control environment relating to the UK business unit including identifying and implementing improvements.
Ownership of ad-hoc project and analysis requests.
Balance Sheet insight.
Provide support group tax strategy and compliance.
The ideal Group Senior Accountant based in Bedfordshire will match the following criteria:
Qualified ACA/ACCA/ CIMA accountant
Commercially focused with demonstrable communication skills
High level of ability in Excel and Word
Audit experience advantageous
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Can demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of accounting standards and developments
If you are someone who likes to challenge yourself and progress then this is the role for you.
Please contact James Taylor: (url removed)
Employment Type Permanent
Advertiser Type Agency