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Group Accountant - Acquisitions

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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  • Consultant:

    Faith Collins

Sewell Wallis are proud to be partnering with a well-known Sheffield PLC who are looking to appoint an Interim Group Accountant to support a number of acquisitions.

The Interim Group Accountant in Acquisitions will provide short term (12 months+) accounting support to the UK business with regards to acquisitions, including the preparation of financial statements and ensuring appropriate control environments exist in these businesses.

It's a great opportunity to build your career in a market leading business, along with a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, a great pension, life insurance and a share incentive scheme.

What does the role involve?

As an Interim Project Accountant in acquisitions, you will support the UK business with preparing financial statements for acquired legal entities for a period up to and beyond the businesses being acquired.
You'll work with external auditors to ensure accounts are audited satisfactorily ahead of Companies House filing deadlines. You'll prepare and review month end figures for inclusion in the UK business' monthly management accounts and work with colleagues in the acquired businesses to ensure underlying accounting records are maintained correctly.

The successful candidate will require:

* Fully qualified Accountant status (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with a minimum of 3 years post qualification
* Experience in Acquisition Accounting, including producing and reviewing completed accounts and reporting and control experience
* Strong technical financial knowledge, including delivering accurate and insightful information and preparation of UK financial statements
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with high ethical and professional standards
* Attention to detail with the ability to work at pace and within the required timescales
* Risk and controls experience, covering protecting against financial and non-financial risks, with knowledge of Accounting standards
* Strong IT Skills

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.