This innovative and dynamic Fintech company based in the North West are currently looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team in Chester.
Reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager, the Financial Accountant is a varied role that would include both oversight and involvement in the monthly accounting processes along with Statutory Reporting and supporting the audit engagement. The ability to grow with the role and a desire to be involved and take ownership is key. Those with a can-do outlook will thrive in this environment. Personal accountability and a growth mindset will be instrumental within this role as Chetwood not only look for but encouraged as the role is dynamic and varied. You must be technically sound with the ability to interpret and apply financial guidance such as accounting standards Key Responsibilities:
Support the preparation of financial statements for group companies
Various monthly processes and reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of month-end reporting in accordance with IFRS.
Assisting with external and internal audit requests, ensuring deliverables are provided in the agreed timeframe
Assisting in the project management of the audit engagement, liaising with the audit team regarding matters such as outstanding information.
Involvement in a variety of ad-hoc projects across the organisation working with various stakeholders across the business.
Research into changes in accounting standards and upcoming required disclosures
The Ideal Candidate Will Be:
A qualified accountant or soon to be qualified accountant -ACA, ACAS, ACCA or equivalent
Good excel skills necessary.
Continuous improvement mindset, proactive in looking for better ways to do things, unafraid to challenge the status quo.
Good understanding of IFRS and the ability to interpret complex standards.
Strong communication and presentation skills, and the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders across the business.
Experience in financial services would be an advantage.
Experience in financial reporting (involvement with statutory accounts and management accounts) or a background in external audit preferred.
This role is perfect for a Financial Accountant in Chester with an Audit or Financial Reporting background who is not only driven and ambitious, but those who want to make an impact by shaping and supporting an innovative company going through significant and sustained growth. If you are a forward thinker with a keen interest in your careers trajectory this could be an ideal move!
Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates
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