Senior Financial Reporting Accountant - North Yorkshire

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant - North Yorkshire 

A new opportunity has arisen as part of the further expansion of group finance team reporting to the financial reporting manager. You will be required to take the lead in providing high quality technical accounting expertise and play a key role in delivering accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting and support a strong financial control environment for the group. This will require the strong relationships to be developed across the wider finance teams and business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility with the financial reporting manager, for the production of all group and subsidiary statutory financial reporting ensuring accuracy, adherence to deadlines, technical and business relevance
  • Ensure that all disclosures in the financial statements are supportable and are of audit quality
  • Assist in the writing and checking of strategic reports and directors’ reports
  • Help drive the accounting policies of the group and develop the accounting policy manual so that it remains fit for purpose
  • Work with the group tax accountant to ensure statutory responsibilities are meeting a high standard and that compliance risk to the group is minimised
  • Proactively assist the external audit of financial statements, managing the relationship with the internal audit team and other professional services providers as required
  • Ad hoc projects as required

Essential skills and experience:

  • ACA (+ post qualification experience either within practice or industry)
  • Audit experience preferable
  • Flexible, able to consistently meet deadlines whilst remaining consistently motivated and focused on delivery
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Able to work proactively either independently or as part of a team
  • Provides appropriate solutions to problems, combined with proven experience of decision making
  • Appreciates the concept of materiality together with the benefit of detail
  • Appreciates an excellent control environment and consistently aims for improvement 


Benefits include:

Competitive salary

25 days holiday per year (plus public hols)

Competitive contributory pension


.If you are looking for a rewarding and enriching career, in a fast paced environment then please contact me  ASAP.



18 January 2021
North Yorkshire
Circa £50,000