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Financial Accountant

  • Job reference: 227
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting a financial accountant for one of our clients, to work a permanent role in Cheshire.

This role will be responsible for the transaction processing, financial management, reporting and integrating into new acquisitions. The role will require involvement with other ah-hoc projects as and when necessary.

Essential Experience:
* Attention to detail
* Highly self-motivated and proactive
* Professional approach and attitude
* Maintains focus under pressure
* Demonstrates a positive attitude
* Accounting qualification or training for qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
* Experience working with Excel to an intermediate (or higher) standard.
* Experience working in a commercial finance department.
Desirable Experience:
* Experience working with Sage 200

Core Accountabilities:
The post holder will be a constant role model for the company's values, and ensure they become a way of working for the whole team giving every customer (internal and external) a 'World Class Customer Experience'. Their role includes identifying, sharing and spreading best practise throughout the business, and demonstrating excellent teamwork. They will ensure that all decisions are based on the achievement of the Company Strategic Pillars.

They will be accountable for delivery in the following areas:
The role includes demonstrating excellent teamwork across all departments. He or she will be responsible for developing and maintaining key relationships across the business, working to achieve the following results:

* Support the Finance team to provide the best experience to owners
* To minimise disruption to owners throughout the acquisition and integration process.
* Owner and Customer communication to be consistent with company values at all times
* To minimise disruption to customers throughout the acquisition and integration process
* Work with the data and platform development team in relation to the acquisitions
* Work with the data and platform development team to drive improvements and efficiencies in the current systems and processes
*Provide support with integrating the acquisition and review processes
*Provide data as per audit requests and to other external stakeholders
*Provide support to finance team and other departments with ad-hoc requests

Responsibilities:
This is a highly varied role with responsibilities including but not limited to:
* Production of full month end financial reports and balance sheet reconciliations for new acquisitions
* Ownership of the financials for acquisition company(s)/brand(s), to include operational accounting, and the full financial forecasts and results
* Assisting with the month end finance report issued to the Board
* Assisting with production of the year end statutory accounts (including consolidation) compliant with IFRS
* Working with the existing team to integrate the accounting systems for the new business segment into the back office and accounting software
* Acquisition accounting support and follow up
* General acquisition integration support e.g. reviewing processes, transferring systems, general administration.
* Supporting external audit requirements.
* Working with management to specify the accounting requirements of any new developments and managing the go live process and subsequent testing requirements
* Assist in improving processes across the company to increase efficiency

If you are interested, please contact Andrew Wiles at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208963 and email a most up to date copy of your CV to andrew.wiles@servicecare.org.uk. Just to inform you we offer a £250.00 referral bonus for a candidate which is successful