• From £35,000 to £48,000From £35,000 to £48,000
  • GloucesterGloucester
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SALARY UP TO £48K, GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE, TRUE LEADERSHIP ROLE

GROUP ACCOUNTANT/FINANCIAL CONTROLLER – GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE – JOB REF: JO19051

Accountancy Elite are currently recruiting for an experienced group accountant for a client in the leisure industry sector.

This is an amazing opportunity for a Senior finance professional who is looking for a role they can make their own and somewhere they can be a valued member of the senior management team. They will be responsible for the annual budgets for the group and for the efficiency and accuracy of financial procedures throughout the company. They will work closely with the operations director continually scanning the landscape for strategic growth opportunities and prepare the financial case for those opportunities. Will also perform the accounting function for the site they are based within.

Candidate Attributes:

·CIMA/ACCA qualified, QBE may be considered.
·Strong experience of senior finance positions with leisure sector experience a distinct advantage.
·Excellent man management and communication skills.
·High level of Accounting standards, industry specifics and their applications.
·Strategic turn of mind.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
The candidate will fulfil the following duties, including:
·Prepares the annual Group budget for presentation to the approval of the Board.
·Prepares the Annual Capital Expenditure programme for the approval of the Board.
·Prepares all major capital expenditure cases for the approval of the Board, monitors the progress of approved cases, and the internal rate of return.
·Responsible for the financial reports and day to day financial procedures of the site they are based at.
·Directs the work of all financial staff in the group and owns the annual budget for the function.
·Continually develops and updates all financial procedures for the Company in line with best practice.
·Develops and manages the monthly management reporting process.
·Identifies and analyses cost and revenue variances from budget for discussion with the Operations Director.
·Identifies opportunities for revenue growth/cost saving in conjunction with General Managers.
·Works with the Operations Director on all substantial Group procurement contracts.
·Liaises with the Company Accountants throughout the year and specifically on all Group balance sheet structure matters and in the preparation of the year end accounts.
·Responsible for the accuracy of the Company VAT and Tax returns.
·Manages the Company’s banking arrangements, relationships and their effectiveness.
·Responsible for the accuracy of the Company payroll and the relationship with the payroll outsourcer.
·Monitors the environment for changes to the law and regulation affecting the Group.
·Acts as an “A” signatory for Group expenditure.
·Attends Group Board meetings.

Benefits:

·Salary – £35k to £48k & Great benefits.
·Discounts from company services/products.
·Company Pension.
·Other benefits to be discussed at interview stage.

If this Group Accountant/Financial Controller role is of interest then please apply today and contact Jacob Vagg on 01788422186 / 07584307169 or via email on jacob.vagg@accountancyelite.co.uk.

SALARY UP TO £48K, GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE, TRUE LEADERSHIP ROLE

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