Group Financial Accountant

Michael Page
Pension, Healthcare
29 Jul 2019
29 Aug 2019
Harry Wilkinson
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Part time

Great opportunity to join an ambitious and thriving business. The role would suit a qualified accountant with experience dealing with statutory reporting, monthly reporting, and statutory compliance.

Client Details

The client is an exciting and fast-paced business based in Bristol looking to grow its team so as to continue its growth. They are the perfect business for a qualified financial accountant looking for career development opportunities working closely with the group financial manager.


Financial Accounting

  • Preparation of Annual and Interim reporting to IFRS, including maintaining records to audit standard
  • Responsible for preparation of Group entities' statutory reporting in conjunction with outsource accountants, and overseas teams.
  • Will be a key point of contact when liaising with the Group's Auditors and should manage the audit process.
  • Responsible for the monthly consolidated balance sheet and cash flow, intercompany eliminations and preparing the Board report on balance sheet, cash flow and working capital analysis
  • Oversight of the monthly balance sheet reconciliations and provisioning for the Group's UK legal entities, and other subsidiaries accounted for from the UK
  • Responsible for reviewing stock reconciliations and provisioning analysis across the Group
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of corporate returns including the corporation tax submissions
  • Responsible for PAYE, payroll and pensions submissions for UK and ROI, including monthly compliance submissions, PSA and P11D calculations.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the insurance renewal information requirements for the GFM.
  • Responsible for documenting the Group's accounting policies and ensuring compliance across the Group.
  • Perform periodic audits/review of overseas subsidiaries within the group to ensure compliance with the Group's policies.


  • Responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns/Intrastat/EC Sales submissions across numerous countries, as well as liaising with advisors with regards to the overseas submissions.
  • Work closely with the Group Tax Manager to manage the Group's VAT requirements and assist with any ad hoc work required.


  • Working knowledge of Sage, Syspro and Microsoft AX desirable.


  • Assist the GFM with integration of the completed and future acquisitions into the finance systems and processes
  • Ad hoc projects as business need requires


  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team, and communicate effectively
  • Experience of monthly financial reporting
  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel, data mapping
  • Strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - resilience and flexibility is key
  • Can do attitude

Job Offer

Attractive package