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Senior Financial Accountant

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Senior Financial Accountant role with a growing business based in Liverpool City Centre. 2 days per week in the office. Would suit candidates from an accountancy practice background.


Salary: Competitive and based on experience
Location: Liverpool

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Financial Accountant to join a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation. This role offers the chance to take on significant responsibility, ensuring financial reporting outputs are accurate and in line with accounting principles and standards. The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving change through continuous improvement, strengthening the overall financial control framework. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

* Opportunity to drive change through continuous improvement
* Significant responsibility within a dynamic organisation
* Excellent platform for professional growth and development

What you'll do:
As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in reviewing and ensuring the accuracy of financial reporting outputs. You will be responsible for responding to queries from various teams, reviewing monthly account reconciliations, producing year-end statutory accounts, and assisting with audit processes. Your ability to maintain financial controls while identifying opportunities for continuous improvement will be key to your success in this role. You will also have the opportunity to support senior management with ad-hoc project work.

* Review financial reporting information at month end, investigating anomalies and variances
* Respond to queries from various teams regarding entity income statements and balance sheets
* Review monthly account reconciliations, supporting the overall integrity of financial reporting information
* Produce and review year-end statutory accounts for all group entities
* Assist with half-year, interim, and year-end audit processes
* Review intercompany positions in conjunction with the group treasury function
* Maintain financial controls in accordance with policies and procedures
* Identify continuous improvement opportunities or developments
* Support the Senior Finance Manager and Group Financial Controller with ad-hoc project work

What you bring:
The ideal candidate for this Senior Financial Accountant position is a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with proficiency in financial software and ERP systems. You bring experience of managing or leading teams, demonstrating a proactive approach coupled with strong analytical skills. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills enable you to effectively collaborate and communicate complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders. Your ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, along with your in-depth knowledge of IFRS and Regulatory Reporting, will be crucial to your success in this role.

* Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
* Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems
* Experience of managing or leading teams
* Proactive approach with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* In-depth knowledge of IFRS and Regulatory Reporting
* Experienced in using MS Office tools including Excel, OneNote, and Outlook

What sets this company apart:
Our client is a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation that values collaboration and continuous improvement. They offer an inclusive and supportive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. They are committed to providing opportunities for professional growth and development, making it an excellent place to advance your career.

What's next:
If you're ready to take the next step in your career, don't hesitate!
Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Accountant

Industry: Banking

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Liverpool

Job Reference: 4Y5IYB-1FF40EF3

Date posted: 08 July 2024

Consultant: Rachel Smyth

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