This is a changing and growing environment and the successful applicant can expect the role to change over time with business needs
The production of statutory and regulatory accounts to a high standard, incorporating best practice accounting standards, including IFRS;
Assistance with statutory, regulatory and interim audit processes, including liaison with external auditors;
Assistance with monthly management accounts including accounts analysis and reconciliations;
Maintenance and analysis of monthly cost models;
Preparation of standard reports for individual business departments;
Providing necessary support to Finance Business Partners in respect of business planning and month end reporting processes;
Assistance with forecasts, budgets and business planning when required, supporting the Financial Planning and Strategy team;
Enhancing existing processes to ensure compliance with accounting standards and best practice;
Building productive working relationships with finance and operational colleagues; and
Participating in ad hoc specific projects within the team and wider Finance department.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
You will need: A professional accounting qualification with minimum 2 years post qualification experience, or, a part qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years relevant accounting experience; Proven experience in financial and management accounting including relevant experience of accounts preparation; Strong understanding and relevant experience of audit processes; Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines and manage conflicting work priorities; Strong IT skills with particular focus on the use of Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Have a proven track record of achievement; and Possess a current valid driving license.