Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Gregory Distribution
Location
North Tawton
Salary
From £40,000.00 to £45,000.00
Posted
07 Jun 2017
Expires
25 Jun 2017
Sector
Accounting
Group Financial Accountant North Tawton, Head Office At Gregory Distribution Ltd (GDL), as a result of continued growth, we have a vacancy for a Group Financial Accountant based at our Head Office in North Tawton. This is an exciting opportunity to make your own within the GDL business . The position involves: · Being a key stakeholder, managing a number of the subject matter experts as part of the new finance system implementation project, driving process improvement and efficiency. · Increasing the level of financial rigour and controls across the business (Delegation of Authority, adherence to policies, deadlines, etc.). · Preparing the Group’s Annual Financial Statements, including the Group Consolidation. · Taking the lead on technical accounting compliance. · Developing and managing the tactical and strategic cash forecasting process, reporting on variances and taking corrective action as necessary. · Overseeing the reconciliation and control of the Group Balance Sheet. · Managing the processes for fixed assets, asset financing, banking and insurance, including direct liaison with third parties. · Acting as the point of contact for external auditors, including the planning and management of the annual audit. · Taking responsibility for direct and indirect tax matters, liaising directly with external tax advisors and HMRC as required. · Providing financial reporting and making recommendations to senior management as appropriate. · Overseeing all property, legal and company secretarial matters in conjunction with external advisors. · Leading and developing the Ledgers, Banking & Asset Finance and Financial Accounting teams, including recruitment, talent management and succession planning. · Deputising for the Head of Finance as appropriate. Essential Skills required: · Qualified accountant (ACA, FCCA, ACCA or equivalent), with a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience. · Strong numeric and analytical skills with a high attention to detail. · Multiple platform IT and reporting skills. · Delivery focussed with demonstrable evidence relating to task completion. · Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines. · Effective communicator, with the ability to develop internal and external relationships. · Ability to manage and develop teams. Desirable Skills required: · Experience of working in a financial accounting role within a medium/large company in industry · Experience of working on a finance ERP or other system implementation project · Experience of change management with regard to process improvements Why Gregory Distribution? · Salary of between £40,000 and £45,000 Dependant on Experience. · Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. · Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business. · Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits · Pension and sickness scheme · Childcare voucher scheme · Strong culture of team work Who we are? With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK. As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in. Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for Apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth. So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74235144

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