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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £30 - 40 per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary
  • Sector: Finance
  • Contact: Kelly Young
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01772 698149
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Ref: 219491KH

Group Financial Accountant; 5 month contract; 37 hours a week; based in Cambridge

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a family-owned company based in Cambridge as a Group Financial Accountant to manage the consolidation of the Group’s financial accounts and the production of the Report and Accounts.
The successful candidate will also assist in managing the Group’s Treasury activities and on the financial
input for the Groups Pension Trust and charitable Trust (the DGM Trust).

The main responsibility of the role is Financial Accounting – Consolidating the Groups financial result, helping with the production of the Report and Accounts

- Treasury and cash management - Playing a key role in the Group’s Treasury activities, including cash management and FX would be ideal but not essential
- Pension schemes - Managing the required financial input to the Pension Trust (DB and DC elements), including payments, valuation, audit and the Groups accounting entries
- DGM Trust – Managing all financial related activities related to the Trust

The jobholder will have knowledge of up to date accounting standards and the ability to apply these to individual situations. Excellent communication skills are required to be able to clearly articulate what is required from the business and draw alongside people so this is understood. The jobholder will be a completer-finisher with the ability to work clearly and quickly through tasks and cleanly tie them off.

-Critical thinking: ability to constructively challenge the status-quo and formulate initial proposals for change
- Multi-tasking: ability to juggle competing work streams and ensure whilst prioritising, other workstreams do not stall
- Senior stakeholder engagement: ability to liaise with senior members of the business, including Board members and Pension Trustees

Technical Competencies:
• Fully qualified chartered (or equivalent) accountant
• Strong excel skills
• Practical understanding of financial controls

• Fully qualified chartered (or equivalent) accountant

• Post qualified experience
• Financial reporting and the preparation of entity and group accounts is essential

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits; financial accountant; auditing; group financial accountant; group reporting; Excel, Sage 200