Group Financial Accountant - Growing, PE Backed Business

19 December 20232023-12-19
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Group Financial Accountant - Growing, PE Backed Business

PTSG have been keeping people and buildings safe since 2007 with over 2,400 employees over 47 operational bases across the UK. PE backed with the owners still heavily involved and an entrepreneurial backbone which enables the business to move fast and react to clients and legislative changing needs.

Values and culture are at the heart of everything they do. Through investment and acquisitions the business continue to grow, improve, and revolutionise the construction and Facilities Management industry.

Passionate about supporting and developing their people and encouraging their staff to build strong and long-lasting careers.  A business who are proud of what they have achieved, financially stable but also keen to keep moving forward so change is inevitable.  PTSG encourage their teams to take ownership of their duties, be target driven and keen to succeed.

As part of their continued expansion, a new position of Group Financial Accountant is being recruited.

The Group Financial Accountant is a key member of the Group Finance Team, with responsibility for preparation of statutory accounts under FRS 101/FRS 102 for a range of subsidiaries, supporting the preparation of robust consolidated group accounts under IFRS, being a key contact for the statutory audit, as well as supporting the wider Group Finance function in period end close activities.  A key element of this position will be supporting in the implementation of a new accounts production package and streamlining the preparation of the statutory consolidated accounts.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Assist in the statutory consolidation of subsidiaries’ results
  • Support in the preparation of consolidated group accounts under IFRS, drafting disclosure working papers and preparing the initial draft of the accounts
  • Key contact for the statutory audit and manage the various stakeholders (external auditors, divisional finance managers and management experts)
  • Drive timely submission of audit deliverables across the business through tight project management of the audit process
  • Support on ad-hoc projects and process improvements
  • Identifying opportunities for the improvement of systems, processes, and controls

This role is based within the Castleford Head Office and will focus on statutory reporting and the group audit process and will also have lots of interaction with various PTSG subsidiaries. Working in such a fast paced and high growth business, there will be scope for career progression and advancement.