Financial Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£40,000 per annum
13 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a global organisation in West Bromwich with the recruitment of a Qualified Financial Accountant.

This is a new role within a large existing finance team and will suit a practice trained candidate with experience of audit, financial reporting or acquisition and mergers.

Financial Accountant responsibilities:

  • Carry out an assessment of current Business processes/procedures including controls and data collection
  • Develop a best practice internal control framework
  • Conduct a Risk Assessment and GAP analysis of current processes and controls against best practice and the developed internal control framework
  • Work with business units to standardise across the group
  • AX Access control review and ongoing maintenance
  • Design and perform an on-going company-wide audit programme including risk management and control management over operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Work with acquisitions to understand controls and integrate into AA
  • Work with AX team on roll out of ERP to newly acquired businesses
  • EMEA internal audit programme
  • Complete annual internal control self-assessments
  • Promoting a strong risk and compliance culture and general awareness of risk management
  • Make recommendations to ensure that compliance and best practice is adhered to
  • Finance support - VAT, accounting, insurance support

Is the Financial Accountant position right for me?

You will have completed your accounting qualification (ACCA/ACA) within an accounting practice and will have a background in either audit or financial reporting. A large part of this role will involve you working on merger and acquisition's so good technical knowledge and business partnering/communication skills is also essential

The organisation is well known and has a great track record of offering career progression, with a global presence with multiple UK sites and a number of regional hubs movement within both finance, project and business facing roles is encouraged. This financial accountant position will suit a technically strong accountant with excellent communication skills

Financial Accountant Package:

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Health-care
  • Pension
  • Gym