Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Ref: SFRA-M-N-55562
City/Region: Malton
Salary: Highly Competitive

Due to internal promotion an opportunity has arisen in our group finance team with full Eight Fifty Food Group scope (Karro our pork division and our seafood division including Youngs Seafood). Reporting to our financial reporting manager you will be required to take the lead in providing high quality technical accounting expertise and play a key role in delivering accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting and support a strong financial control environment for the group. This will require the strong relationships to be developed across the wider finance teams and business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility with the financial reporting manager, for the production of all group and subsidiary statutory financial reporting ensuring accuracy, adherence to deadlines, technical and business relevance
  • Ensure that all disclosures in the financial statements are supportable and are of audit quality
  • Assist in the writing and checking of strategic reports and directors' reports
  • Help drive the accounting policies of the group and develop the accounting policy manual so that it remains fit for purpose
  • Work with the group tax accountant to ensure statutory responsibilities are meeting a high standard and that compliance risk to the group is minimised
  • Proactively assist the external audit of financial statements, managing the relationship with the internal audit team and other professional services providers as required
  • Ad hoc projects as required

Essential skills and experience:

  • ACA (+ post qualification experience either within practice or industry)
  • Audit experience preferable
  • Flexible, able to consistently meet deadlines whilst remaining consistently motivated and focused on delivery
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Able to work proactively either independently or as part of a team
  • Provides appropriate solutions to problems, combined with proven experience of decision making
  • Appreciates the concept of materiality together with the benefit of detail
  • Appreciates an excellent control environment and consistently aims for improvement
  • Demonstrates initiative and maximises opportunities for improvement
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships quickly and effectively with colleagues
  • Objective, maintains unbiased approach and displays integrity at all times
  • Excellent communicator (both written and in verbal form to a wide variety of audiences including those at the highest level), whilst also able to adapt style to suit situations

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus public hols)
  • Competitive contributory pension
  • Life assurance scheme

We are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find our business to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About the company:

Karro is part of the Eight Fifty Group which with the acquisitions of Youngs and Greenland Seafood is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses, with sites across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and France and sales of circa £1.9 billion. Eight Fifty Food Group is currently owned by Sofina Foods a leading Canadian privately-owned multi-protein producer with global presence.

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