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Group Accountant

Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
REF: GRPACCWAT0511_1636133608
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Group Accountant
Watford, Hertfordshire
£45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus

About the Company
Vitae Financial Recruitment are seeking a newly qualified ACA looking to make their first move outside of practice to join this award winning and fast-growing leisure business with an impressive track record of organic and acquisitive growth.

About the Role
The role will join a relatively newly created team reporting into the Group Financial Reporting Manager, who has recently joined from one of the Big 4. The Group Accountant will act as the number two to the Financial Reporting Manager with excellent exposure to the senior leadership team and responsibility for providing a range of accountancy and technical support including preparation of financial reports, budgetary control, and financial advice to managers, as well as other internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities in this position include:
*Preparation of accounting records. financial reports and financial statements.
*Assist in preparing Annual Financial Statements, and monthly, quarterly, ad hoc reporting and associated commentary.
*Provide timely and accurate analysis of business unit performance against budgets/forecasts and provide findings and/or recommendations
*Prepare and process month end journals, cost allocations and accruals
*Assist in the business unit budget/forecast process and provide effective support across the organisation.
*Assisting with external audits and liaising with external advisors.
*Managing Fixed Assets, balance sheet and tax work.
*Provide financial and commercial support across the wider organisation as required.

Skills & Experience
*Recently qualified ACA from a medium to larger practice (Doesn't need to be Big 4)
*Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel, and ideally exposure to ERP Software.
*Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified to make their first move into commerce working for a high performing team in an environment with excellent career potential, progression and development.

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