Acquisition Accountant

Salary/Rate:£50,000 - £60,000 per annum + 12% pension, 40% bonus, Private medical
Job type:Perm
Location:Edinburgh

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a growing SME PLC business who are looking to appoint a qualified Acquisition Accountant to help with key decision-making at this pivotal point in the business. 

A progressive, attractive opportunity that allows you to work closely with senior members of the team whilst having a large input in what acquisition should be taken on next. 

This business has an inclusive culture and likes to reward hard work. This is reflected in the generous benefits package they offer that you can see below...

What will you be doing?

  • Delivering management information such as budgets, forecasts and other decision-support information
  • Monitor group liquidity under multiple scenarios and recommend remedial actions
  • Reporting to and working closely with the Head of Finance, Commercial Director and rest of the finance team in key decision-making for future acquisitions.
  • Confidently interact with auditors
  • Support and challenge internal stakeholders to ensure quality control of any financial information is being provided
  • Provide support for any subsequent debt facility compliance
  • Assess deals in detail to then present to the CEO and CFO
  • Getting involved in treasury, refinancing and deal flow
  • Prepare statutory reporting to present to senior colleagues
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of financial forecasts and integration into group forecasts where you will support the board and funding decisions and processes

What skills are we looking for?

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience liaising with auditors
  • Due diligence
  • A proactive, confident attitude who can lead with autonomy
  • Previous industry experience in Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction or any large business that acquires often, is desirable but not essential for this role

What’s on offer?

  • Basic salary up to £60k
  • 5% pension contribution
  • 40% bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Money towards gym membership
  • Bupa private healthcare
  • Flexi working hours
  • Company share scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Based in the heart of the city centre, close to multiple transport links

Send us your CV below or contact Olivia Oxley for more information.

Job ref: OO/4963Post Date: 05.07.24

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