Acquisitions Accountant

Salary/Rate:£45,000 - £50,000 per annum + bonus & hybrid working
Job type:Perm
Location:Stockport

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are recruiting an Acquisitions Accountant to join a dynamic, fast-growing company backed by private equity, to oversee the seamless incorporation of newly acquired assets into a rapidly expanding portfolio. With an aggressive growth strategy through acquisitions.

The opportunity involves close collaboration with various departments to ensure top-tier management of asset and corporate acquisitions, driving our strategic goals.

What will you be doing?

  • Project Leadership: Manage the integration of logistics property assets and entities into the company.
  • Strategic Collaboration: Work with Group and private equity teams to advance and execute opportunities within set timelines.
  • Liaison: Serve as the primary contact for commercial finance teams (Logistics finance, FP&A), assisting them in understanding the financial impact of new acquisitions.
  • Stakeholder Management: Support meetings with third parties, responding to queries from legal advisors and other stakeholders.
  • Transition Oversight: Document and manage the handover of acquired assets to internal teams and legal firms for ongoing management.
  • Process Improvement: Maintain and enhance acquisition and onboarding process documentation, contributing to new system implementations.
  • Ad Hoc Support: Assist the Group Finance Team with additional projects, including strategic property disposals.

What skills do we require?

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified, or in the final stages of qualification.
  • Ideal for individuals with practice experience looking to transition into industry roles.
  • Proactive self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to engage across various teams and departments.
  • Strong project management skills, capable of handling multiple priorities independently.

What’s on offer?

  • 20% annual bonus.
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements.
  • 7% pension contribution.
  • Access to on-site gym and yoga studio.
  • Complimentary meals.
  • Large-scale company events.
  • Free parking.
  • Convenient public transport access.
  • Excellent motorway links to Manchester, Greater Manchester, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Send us your CV below or contact Faith Collins for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

 

Job ref: FAI/4953Post Date: 03.07.24

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