ACA opportunities job description

ACA Job Descriptions

Typical opportunities for ACA qualified accountants may include: Financial Accountant / Group Accountant, Group Financial Controller, Reporting Accountant / Financial Reporting Accountant in addition to more traditional Financial Controller / Finance Director positions.

Financial Accountant

  • Preparing statutory financial statements for all group companies together with the group consolidation. Liaison with directors for preparation of the directors and strategic reports
  • Take control of the audit process for the department, the planning, hard close and final audit
  • Be responsible for ensuring that consolidations and intra-group balances are kept up to date and reconciled
  • Review the internal controls of the finance department and recommend changes and improvements when necessary
  • Ensure that control accounts are reconciled on a regular basis with appropriate review
  • Ensure the department stays up to date with technical accounting changes
  • Take control of Tax compliance for the Group
  • Regulatory reporting for the Group
  • Other tasks including -Company secretarial liaison, banking liaison and insurance management

Group Financial Controller

Reporting into the Finance Director your remit will cover both financial and commercial areas, key responsibilities will include:

  • Challenge and motivate team to drive performance
  • Improve MI, KPI reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Identify and implement new systems to provide additional / better control, for example project costing
  • Working capital management
  • Partner with senior management to drive efficiency, evaluate opportunities and improve performance
  • Undertake due diligence work on acquisitions, assist in structuring deals and plan for business integration post deal
  • Help rationalise group structure to simplify reporting and tax compliance

Liaise with banks and other stakeholders to optimise funding structure of business

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