Group Financial AccountantWhen registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed.Are you a qualified accountant with strong technical understanding of IFRS accounting principles and financial statements? Are you looking for a role to strengthen your skillsets or a practice accountant looking for a first move into industry? Yes? Then we’d love to hear from you!As our new hands-on Group Financial Accountant, you will have a key role within a recently listed group of companies, ensuring that financial accounting, reporting and control activities are carried out efficiently and in accordance with best practice and IFRS/applicable accounting ;You will be assisting with the planning and implementation of the interim and year end audit process, liaising with external audit and tax partners to ensure successful completion of group financial statements to investor timescale.What you will be doing:Assisting with statutory reporting for UK parent and overseas subsidiaries covering: Statutory accounts, Tax returns, VAT/GST, Government statistics, Business Activity Statements, Transfer PricingKey point of contact for overseas subsidiary advisors – responsible for accounts, audit and VAT/GST related mattersPreparation of interim/year-end audit files and tax packs for GroupMonthly intercompany reconciliations and transfer pricing adjustmentsOwnership and maintenance of fixed asset registersAccounting for leases in accordance with IFRS 16Assisting with the drafting of key accounting policy documentsIdentify and implement process improvements, carrying out reviews of policies and procedures and driving required changeTo assist in review of the financial implications of proposed/new legislation and undertake an appraisal of the Company’s options/proposalsWork on Ad hoc projects as required by Microlise Group senior managementWhat we’re looking for:Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Strong knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS and UK GAAP)Understanding of basic tax/VAT principlesFamiliarity with statutory financial statement requirementsCompetent in use of ExcelStrong leadership and communication skillsAbility to work well under pressure and to tight deadlinesHighly self-motivated – achiever of targets/deadlines, both personally and through teamDesire to ensure tasks seen through to completionIt would be advantageous if you:Are looking for a first/second move from practice into industryHave external audit experienceHave previous experience in a Plc environmentHave practical experience applying IFRS 15 (Revenue), IFRS 16 (lease accounting), IAS 38 (R&D) and IFRS 3 (Business combinations)Have a good understanding of VAT and employment tax principlesWhy Microlise?When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Our solutions deliver value to many of the UK’s leading grocery retailers and food logistics providers as well as to household names including JCB, Eddie Stobart, Carlsberg, Waitrose and Royal Mail.Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been operating for over thirty years, and in July 2021 became a Publicly Listed Company with shares trading on the London Stock Exchange. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people.Full support and training to ensure you are well equipped to succeed in your roleInvested in employee health and well-being with over 20 mental health first aiders in the business25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, increasing with servicePrivate medical insurance with Vitality Health including rewards for members such as: Free Amazon Prime, Apple Watch, discounted gym membership and many more!Employee Assistance ProgrammesFree Costco membership, 20% off EE mobile and line rental, and other local discountsGreat staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awardsFree Microlise Cresswell Racing Tickets, support British SuperbikesExecutive Box at Motorpoint Arena NottinghamRecruitment ProcessFor successful candidates, interviews will take place whilst the advert is still live, via telephone and video conferencing; so don’t delay getting your application in!Recruitment AgenciesWhilst we make every effort to directly source candidates for our live roles, we do have a very small preferred supplier list on the occasion we may require additional support. We therefore do not accept speculative CVs and/or cold calls to our Recruitment Team or Hiring Managers. Any queries should be directed the first instance.