Group Finance Executive

Location: Durham
Job Reference:AM/77679
Salary:£45,000k - £55,000k base plus bonus plus exceptional benefits
Type:Permanent

The Client

Our client is a leading Technology and Services Group, in County Durham.

Their primary operating companies operate across 17 locations across 12 countries in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and North America.

Due to significant growth and international expansion, they are recruiting for a qualified Group Finance Executive – to join their passionate and friendly team of ten.

They are a technology enabled business, but people are at the heart of what they do. They believe in developing long lasting relationships with their customers and employees.

The Opportunity

For this Group Finance Executive position, you will report directly to the Group Financial Controller and will have close stakeholder relationships with the Group FD, CFO, CEO and management teams across the Group.

This newly created position is an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to join a growing business in a rapidly evolving industry within a PLC. By the way the GFC is brilliant.

Key responsibilities:

 

Some of the key responsibilities for this successful person would be but no limited to:

  • Primarily you will support internal and external group reporting including statutory and PLC reporting.
  • In addition, the role will perform some project accounting and consolidation of overseas entities as well as involvement in local compliance aspects of overseas entities within the group – (including China and Middle East).
  • You will be responsible for undertaking the month end accounting processes for their China entity, which is the largest subsidiary within the Group.
  • You will take a strong lead during audit period and will therefore show your previous audit experience to demonstrate this.
  • You will have a very strong technical accounting experience and will work closely with the finance team to understandably share and enhance their technical ability.

The Candidate:

The successful Group Finance Executive will be/have:

  • Be a Qualified Accountant (either ACA/ACCA) and come from practice background.
  • This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to take their first step into industry or have spent an initial period of time within industry already.
  • You will have the now how, on how to consolidate an overseas subsidiary using a different functional currency to the group and understand the impacts on the profit & loss account and balance sheet.
  • Come with a positive mindset and a “can do” attitude to work
  • Comfortable with Group reporting/IFRS and Revenue Recognition (IFRS 15)
  • Great if you have experience of Sage 200, but definitely not essential
  • Be a competent user of Microsoft Excel – (Intermediate to Advanced, but not Macros)
  • There will be a little travel involved, so an ability to travel independently is important.

Benefits:

All employees matter and in return for your commitment and hard work, everyone enjoys a range of benefits so that everyone can continue to share in the company’s continuing growth and ongoing success.

  • Holiday buy/sell – option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday for added flexibility
  • Birthday holiday
  • Staff recognition and engagement schemes
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • 4x salary death in service
  • Pension – 5% matched employer contribution
  • Save as you earn (SAYE) scheme
  • Health Shield Cash Back Plan (includes perk box discounts/offers)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Purecard Shopping Mastercard (cashback on purchases)
  • Tech Scheme
  • Bike Scheme
  • Free Tea, Coffee and Healthy snacks
  • Training and personal development programme – Individual PDP plans
  • Annual summer and Christmas events – opportunities to celebrate success as a Team.

If this is the role for you and you would like to be part of an innovative and growing business that values its employees and reinvests in the business to secure its long-term future, sharing its success as it grows, then perhaps you should apply !

Please contact for a confidential discussion

Your Consultants

Andrew McLeod
Senior Recruitment Consultant
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