•Completion of all periodic activities in line with Group accounting timetable
•Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting when required
Financial & Statutory Reporting
•Contribute to the production of annual statutory accounts for Esh Group companies
•Maintain compliance with, and contribute where required to the filing of statutory returns (VAT, CIS, PAYE, NIC etc)
•Liaise with external auditors during the annual audit process
•Adherence to Group internal control program
•Ensure compliance with accounting standards, codes and practices
•Contribute to preparation of control documentation (reconciliation files, control checklists) and take appropriate action as required.
•Provide a continual monitoring role to ensure all risks (financial, commercial, legal) are flagged early to enable appropriate remedial action
It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility.
•The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation.
•To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities.
•To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.
•Ensure that the Group’s GDPR obligations and procedures are satisfied at all times.
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
•Strong background in general accounting and finance, construction industry beneficial
•Accounting qualification (AAT or equivalent), part qualified ACCA/ACA
•Expert / advanced MS Excel skills
•Knowledge of key relevant taxes, notably CIS, VAT, PAYE and Corporation Tax
•Experience using ERP finance IT systems, Oracle Fusion beneficial
•Customer focused, experience providing accountancy and finance services to senior management and wider business partners
•Ability to interact with leadership, key stakeholders, employees and customers in a professional manner.
•Strong problem solving, documentation, research and resolution, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
Competencies: Skills and abilities required for the role
•Demonstrated knowledge of core business processes and internal controls.
•Good book keeping skills and strong systems aptitude.
•Ability to understand business requirements.
•Ability to manage time pressures.
•Persistence to push through obstacles and continually improve processes to meet Shared Service Objectives and satisfy customer requirements.
•Strong work ethic and high standards to model company’s core values and develop trusting relationships with peers, direct reports, and customers.
•Demonstrable experience of working in a position of trust.
Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork
•Good interpersonal skills with strong business communication skills.
•Clear, professional verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work well in a participative, collaborative team.
•Ability to work well in a participative, collaborative environment and apply good customer service principles.