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Financial Accountant

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the team.  The Financial Accountant will take a lead role in the month end reporting process for the Society and its subsidiaries, including the preparation and review of various journal postings and balance sheet reconciliations.  In addition, the successful candidate will prepare analysis of the statutory positions for the trading subsidiaries and provide oversight of the balance sheet positions, making sure that compliance with Group accounting policies and IFRS reporting standards is maintained.

It is expected that you will drive continuous improvement in the Society’s reporting processes whilst ensuring that a robust control environment is maintained. You will also keep on top of changes in the wider business and consider the impact of change on financial accounting processes.  You will collaborate with other teams across the Society such as Treasury, Credit Risk etc to ensure financial results are reported accurately.

In addition to carrying out technical accounting activities you will also support projects as required and act as a deputy for the Financial Accounting Manager.

About You

The successful individual will be ACA / ACCA qualified with strong post qualification experience including reporting under IFRS gained within a financial operations team or within accountancy practice.  You will have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

You will be able to handle complex technical financial accounting issues and communicate them in a simple way to colleagues both inside and outside of finance.  You will have experience of working with a range of stakeholders in order to achieve a shared goal.

If you feel you have the right experience and skills and want to make a positive contribution to the continued success of the Coventry then please apply today.

The closing date for applications is 25th January 2019

Key Information

Role Title:
Financial Accountant
Salary Details:
up to £45,000 (dependent on experience)
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Closing Date:
25 Jan 2019