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Financial Reporting Accountant, Retail

Job Title: Financial Reporting Accountant, Retail
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
REF: FINREPORTACCNT031017_1507051440
Contact Name: Dan Westmore
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Reporting Accountant
c£45-55k + Excellent Benefits

Looking for your first move into industry?
Want exposure to working at a UK market leading FTSE listed company?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Newly Qualified ACA looking for their first step into industry, or equally a newly qualified ACCA from a group company background looking for a step up with a FTSE 250 listed company.

Key Responsibilities:
-Supporting the Group Financial Reporting Manager in the preparation of the annual report and interim financial statements of the Group
-Supporting in the preparation for the year-end audit and the interim review, including in leading the preparation of the Accounting Matters Report for the Board
-Own and Lead the Balance Sheet review process including presenting to the Board and stakeholders around the business
-Responsibility of technical advice and guidance internally within finance and externally outside finance in relation to IFRS
-Support ad hoc initiatives such as implementing better financial controls
-Support the Financial Reporting Team's relationship with other finance teams with respect to technical guidance

What we are looking for:
-Strong academic background and an excellent degree (2:1 minimum)
-Newly qualified (ACA/ACCA) or 1 year + PQE
-Good technical knowledge of IFRS and experience of preparing/auditing financial statements under IFRS
-Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is progressive and ambitious, looking to progress into industry. The client can offer a great working environment that challenges and encourages individuals to develop and succeed.

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