Accountant required for a new permanent role in Durham. This is based within a team of Accountants, in a centralised Group Accounts Function.
Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, you will ensure that all assigned accounts tasks are performed accurately, to a defined process and to time for specific business units. Taking ownership of one or more of the business units for the periodic completion of periodic trial balances and associated balance sheet reconciliations. Additionally, you may be required to perform shared accountancy services for all Group business units as and when required to balance team workload, provide cover etc.
You will liaise and meet with commercial and finance business partners across the Group to coordinate transfer of information, provide periodic reporting and analysis and contribute to process reviews and other assignments to drive continuous improvement of system and process efficiency. You will also contribute to the imminent transition to the Oracle Fusion ERP finance system from existing period processes and reporting to updated standards.
Duties will include management accounts, contributing to the preparation of month end accounting entries including project costing allocations, reconciliation of key balance sheet control accounts and completion of trial balances.
In addition this, you will be involved in Financial & Statutory Reporting – contributing to the production of annual statutory accounts for Group business units.
Applicants will have relevant experience and a strong background in general accounting and finance, ideally with an accounting qualification (AAT or equivalent), part qualified ACCA/ACA and be able to demonstrate expert / advanced MS Excel skills.
This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.
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