The role is a strategic position to ensure integrity, accuracy, and completeness of financial statements on a timely basis maintaining regulatory compliance across all companies in the group.

• Prepare and produce group consolidated financial reports and reconciliations to maintain internal control and to support Group strategy.
• Take ownership of the accounting for group and subsidiary companies preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual statutory and management reports.
• Review group accounting policies ensuring the underlying accounting records are maintained to audit standard and any known risks of non-compliance are flagged appropriately.
• Develop and maintain a robust financial control environment including strong balance sheet management and review processes.
• Manage the group treasury function reviewing monthly intercompany cash settlement processes by preparing and issuing the data and reconciling monthly settlements.
• Prepare monthly Board commentary to accompany the Flash results.
• Prepare group consolidated forecasts and annual budget, including an explanation of variances.
• Manage the annual group audit and corporate tax submissions calculating the tax figures, quarterly tax instalment payments, and VAT returns.
• Liaise with external advisors on the UK and international tax compliance, including CFC (controlled foreign companies), DTR (double taxation relief), and transfer pricing.
• Support Management with the UK and International tax planning, restructuring, reorganization, new commercial contracts, and cross-border tax matters.
• Cooperate effectively with Senior Management and all team members to assure seamless operational efficiency.
• Direct internal controls and co-ordinates with external auditing.
• A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, or CIMA) with proven substantial experience in group consolidations with awareness of different reporting standards.
• Strong knowledge of controls and consolidation accounting including acquisitions, disposals, equity accounting, intercompany eliminations, and foreign exchange.
• A self-motivated and conscientious individual with commercial awareness and understanding of the impact financial accounting processes can have on the wider business.
• IT, managerial, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills alongside having the highest levels of professionalism and ethical behaviour.
• Self-starter displaying initiative combined with an aptitude for team working to deliver optimum outcomes and solutions.

The Financial Accountant will also be expected to demonstrate their commitment:
• to values and regulations, including equal opportunities policy.
• the Social, Economic and Environmental responsibilities and minimize environmental impact in the performance of the role and actively contribute to the delivery of the Environmental Policy.
• to their Health and Safety responsibilities to ensure their contribution to a safe and secure working environment for staff, students, and other visitors to the campus




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